Nathan Burris

Nathan Burris

Richmond Toll Plaza Killer Sentenced To Death

A Richmond man who gunned down his former girlfriend and her friend on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza because he believed the pair was romantically involved was sentenced to death Friday.

01/18/2013

Nathan Burris

Sentencing In Toll Plaza Murders Delayed; Killer Hurls More Insults At Victims’ Families

Sentencing was delayed Tuesday morning for a man who gunned down his ex-girlfriend and her friend at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza in 2009.

12/18/2012

Nathan Burris, stands inside court during  his death penalty trial. (Photo: Dan Rosenstrauch/Contra Costa Times)

Richmond Toll Booth Slayer Gets Death Sentence, Taunts Victims’ Families

A Contra Costa County Superior Court jury on Tuesday handed down a death sentence for a 49-year-old Richmond man who murdered two people at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza in the summer of 2009.

11/20/2012

Nathan Burris

Jury Weighs Death Penalty For Richmond Toll Booth Killer

A Contra Costa County jury is now weighing the fate of the man who murdered his former girlfriend and her male friend on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza.

11/15/2012

Nathan Burris

Toll Plaza Killer Claims Other Crimes, Tells Jury To ‘Flip Coin’ On Death Penalty

Nathan Burris told a Contra Costa County jury Wednesday that they should “flip a coin” to decide whether to sentence him to death for killing his former girlfriend and her friend on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on Aug. 11, 2009.

11/14/2012

Nathan Burris

Convicted Toll Booth Murderer Tells Jury To Flip Coin To Decide Fate

The man convicted of killing two people at a San Francisco Bay area toll plaza says he doesn’t care if he gets the death penalty or life in prison and has suggested jurors deciding his fate flip a coin.

11/09/2012

Nathan Burris

Guilty Verdict In Richmond Toll Plaza Slayings

A jury on Wednesday found Nathan Burris guilty of slaying two people at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza in 2009, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office reported.

11/07/2012

Nathan Burris

Toll Plaza Murder Suspect Asks For Quick Conviction To Watch Monday Night Football

A double murder defendant has told a Martinez jury to convict him quickly so he can see “Monday Night Football” at the jailhouse.

11/06/2012

Water flows toward the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from San Pablo Bay (CBS)

Richmond Toll Plaza Shooting Defendant Says Victims Deserved To Be ‘Put To Death’

Nathan Burris told a jury in Martinez today that he has no regrets about murdering his ex-girlfriend and her friend at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge toll plaza on Aug. 11, 2009, and said he still feels hatred for the victims.

11/01/2012

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