Penalty Phase

Joseph Naso (Washoe County, NV Sheriff's Office)

Serial Killer Naso Ordered To Pay $171K For Assistance In Defense

Marin 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.


Joseph Naso. (CBS)

Jury Recomends Death For Convicted ‘Double Initial’ Serial Killer Joseph Naso

A 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.


Joseph Naso. (CBS)

Closing Arguments Held In Penalty Phase Of Naso Trial

Convicted serial killer Joseph Naso asked a Marin County jury to spare his life during his two-hour closing argument Monday afternoon.


Joseph Naso (Washoe County, NV Sheriff's Office)

Testimony Wraps Up In Penalty Phase Of Naso Quadruple-Murder Trial

The 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.


Joseph Naso. (CBS)

Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Naso Testifies About Sexual Assault

The 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.


Joseph Naso. (CBS)

Victim’s Daughter Testifies In Penalty Phase Of Naso Trial

The 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.


Joseph Naso (Washoe County, NV Sheriff's Office)

Serial Killer Joseph Naso Calls Prosecutors ‘Whores’ At Start Of Penalty Phase

A 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.


Execution Chamber

Death Penalty Sought In 2005 Oakland Triple Murder Case

A 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.