Court Appearance By Man Accused of Murdering Sierra LaMar Draws Supporters of Victim’s FamilyVolunteers who have spent countless hours searching, without success, for Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar filled a San Jose courtroom Friday to show support for her family as the man accused of murdering her suspect made his first court appearance since prosecutors announced they would seek the death penalty.
Prosecutors To Seek Death Penalty Against Suspect In Sierra LaMar Murder CaseSanta Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen announced Monday that his office will seek the death penalty against Antolin Garcia-Torres in the 2012 kidnapping and murder of 15-year-old Sierra LaMar in Morgan Hill.
Man Pleads Not Guilty In Kidnap, Murder Of Morgan Hill Teen Sierra LaMarAntolin Garcia-Torres, the 22-year-old man charged with kidnapping and murdering Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment hearing in Santa Clara County Superior Court Thursday afternoon.
Suspect In Kidnapping And Murder Of 15 Year Old Sierra LaMar IndictedAntolin Garcia-Torres, the suspect in the nearly two-year-old murder of Sierra LaMar, a 15-year-old from Morgan Hill, has been indicted by a grand jury.
Sierra LaMar Case Delayed Again, Prosecutors Review New EvidenceThe man charged with kidnapping and murdering 15-year-old Sierra LaMar last year will appear in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose Tuesday in a case fraught with pretrial delays.
Sierra LaMar Kidnapping Suspect's Plea Postponed AgainA Santa Clara County Superior Court judge Thursday again postponed a plea hearing for the defendant in the Sierra LaMar kidnapping and murder case after the defense said it could not access some digital copies of evidence.
Klaas Family Introduces New Child Safety ToolsPolly Klaas, the Petaluma girl who was kidnapped and murdered in 1993, would have been 32 years old on Thursday.
Sierra LaMar Murder Suspect Delay Plea To New ChargesThe man accused of kidnapping and murdering missing Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar once again failed to enter a plea in a brief court appearance on Wednesday, as he faces new charges.
Sierra LaMar Kidnapping Suspect Charged In 3 More AttacksAntolin Garcia-Torres, accused in the alleged murder-kidnapping of missing Morgan Hill teen Sierra La Mar, also will face charges Wednesday in the alleged attacks on three women in 2009
Man Accused In Sierra LaMar Killing Faces New ChargesThe man accused of kidnapping and killing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar is facing new charges for three previous attempted kidnappings, Santa Clara County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Sorrowful Birthday Arrives For Missing Morgan Hill TeenagerMissing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar’s 16th birthday is Friday, an event marred by her unknown whereabouts after more than seven months of searching.
Searches Scaled Back To Saturdays In Sierra LaMar CaseFor nearly six months volunteers have been searching twice a week for missing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar, but starting next week search efforts will be reigned back to only Saturdays.
South Bay Congresswoman Lends Support To Family Of Sierra LaMarSan Jose Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren is offering to support the family of missing Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar with a new school notification law that could help with search efforts for missing children.
Congressman McNerney Joining Search For Sierra LaMar In Morgan HillCongressman Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, would be joining volunteers Saturday as the search for missing teenager Sierra LaMar continued into its fifth month.
Sierra LaMar Murder Suspect Plea Delayed; Volunteers Still SearchingThe man accused of kidnapping and murdering 15-year-old Sierra LaMar in Morgan Hill was scheduled for a court appearance Tuesday morning but instead his attorney appeared in his behalf and he did not enter a plea.