Penalty Phase Underway For Killer In Sierra LaMar TrialThe convicted murderer of missing teenager Sierra LaMar fashioned a noose out of a plastic sandwich bag while in custody last month, a Santa Clara County sheriff's deputy testified in court Tuesday afternoon.
Serial Killer Naso Ordered To Pay $171K For Assistance In DefenseMarin County Superior Court Judge James T. Chou ordered convicted serial killer Joseph Naso to pay the county nearly $171,000 for expenses incurred during his murder trial this year.
Jury Recomends Death For Convicted 'Double Initial' Serial Killer Joseph NasoA Marin County Superior Court jury has recommended death for a 79-year-old former photographer convicted in the decades-old murders of four women in what became known as the 'double initial' serial killings.
Closing Arguments Held In Penalty Phase Of Naso TrialConvicted serial killer Joseph Naso asked a Marin County jury to spare his life during his two-hour closing argument Monday afternoon.
Testimony Wraps Up In Penalty Phase Of Naso Quadruple-Murder TrialThe testimony at the penalty phase of Joseph Naso's quadruple murder trial in Marin County Superior Court ended late Friday afternoon with a woman, who believes Naso drugged her during a modeling photography session, stating she does not want him put to death.
Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Naso Testifies About Sexual AssaultThe ex-wife of convicted serial killer Joseph Naso testified Wednesday morning she believes she was sexually assaulted by two men in a hotel room after Naso put a "knockout drug" in her drink at a San Francisco nightclub in the summer of 1976.
Victim's Daughter Testifies In Penalty Phase Of Naso TrialThe penalty phase of convicted serial killer Joseph Naso's Marin County Superior Court trial ended Tuesday morning with a testy exchange between Naso and Judge Andrew Sweet after the jury left for a lunch break.
Serial Killer Joseph Naso Calls Prosecutors 'Whores' At Start Of Penalty PhaseA former photographer facing a possible death sentence for the murders of four Northern California women kicked off the penalty phase of his trial by calling attorneys whores.
Death Penalty Sought In 2005 Oakland Triple Murder CaseA prosecutor told jurors Monday that he will ask them to recommend the death penalty for an Oakland man whom they recently convicted of three counts of first-degree murder for killing three people in East Oakland seven years ago and leaving a fourth person seriously wounded.