Posts Tagged ‘Murder’


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Immigrant accused of killing Cal Poly grad appears in court

Kathryn Steinle

An illegal immigrant who shot and killed a 32-year-old Cal Poly graduate last month in San Francisco is appearing in court this week as a judge decides whether there is enough evidence to proceed with a murder trial. [SF Gate]... (Continue reading)

Oceano woman stabbed, killed

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An Oceano woman was killed in an apparent murder and attempted suicide on Sunday morning, according to a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department press release. At 12:20 a.m., deputies responding to a domestic violence call and found an Hispanic... (Continue reading)

U.S. senator probing Santa Maria murder case

Victor Aureliano Martinez Ramirez

The chairman of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee is investigating the background of an illegal immigrant, whom he says was allowed to murder a Santa Maria woman because of a dysfunctional immigration system. Last month, Victor Aureliano Martinez Ramirez,... (Continue reading)

California man, 93, stabs to death 90-year-old wife

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A 93-year-old Bay Area man allegedly stabbed to death his 90-year-old wife. [kron4] Wayne Bair is accused of killing Marie Bair before trying to stab himself to death. The incident occurred on June 13 at the couple’s Foster City home... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles murder trial begins next week

Thomas Yanaga

With the murder trial of Paso Robles man Thomas Yanaga set to begin next week, attorneys are attempting to paint both the defendant and the victim as men with violent pasts. [Tribune] Yanaga, 52, shot and killed Atascadero resident Marshall... (Continue reading)

Grand jury charges 89-year-old woman with murdering her daughter

The Santa Barbara County Grand Jury has indicted an 89-year-old woman for the murder of her daughter. Solvang resident Heidi Good was suffering from ALS at the time of her death in 2013, but Good’s husband has since maintained in... (Continue reading)

Thomas Yanaga trial fast approaching

Paso Robles murder suspect Thomas Yanaga, who has been in and out of jail and accused of attempting to kill another person since his initial arrest, may be just two months away from standing trial for a killing that occurred... (Continue reading)

Family sues ASH after patient strangled to death

The mother and sister of a deceased Atascadero State Hospital patient who was allegedly strangled to death by his roommate have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against ASH. [Tribune] Kevin Turner, 53, died on May 28, 2014. An ASH psychiatrist... (Continue reading)

Yanaga barred from posting bail

A Paso Robles man who was arrested for participating in a Central Valley shooting after posting bail on a murder charge is now stuck in San Luis Obispo County Jail. On March 14, Thomas Yanaga, 52, shot Marshal Savoy, 32,... (Continue reading)

Parole of SLO skateboard killer up for debate

A 25-year-old San Luis Obispo man, who at 13 used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old man to death, appeared in local court Monday, where attorneys debated the legitimacy of Governor Jerry Brown’s decision to keep him locked up in... (Continue reading)



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