Articles Tagged With ‘Murder’




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Double-murder suspect found asleep in Monterey County

Dave McCann

A double-murder suspect who fled police through San Luis Obispo County was arrested Wednesday in the Monterey County city of Seaside after a homeless person tipped off officers to his whereabouts. The suspect is accused of stabbing to death his... (Continue reading)

Son of woman killed by Atascadero man to receive $1 million

Mark Andrews

The son of an Atascadero woman who was shot and killed by her mentally-ill neighbor will receive $1 million over the course of his life. The mother of the killer agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed against her.... (Continue reading)

Judge orders release of SLO Skateboard killer

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A local judge has ordered the release of a 24-year-old San Luis Obispo man, who at 13, used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old to death. The convicted killer will move to Texas, where he will live with a family... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara doctor, wife and daughter murdered

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies found the bodies of a Santa Barbara doctor, as well as his wife and their five-year-old daughter, inside the family’s home this week. Detectives are investigating what they say was a triple-homicide and a “horrific... (Continue reading)

Firefighter testifies teen sex partner lied about her age

Oscar Higueros

Former Cayucos firefighter Oscar Higueros Jr. took the stand in his own trial Thursday and testified he did not know a Los Osos teen was 17 years old while he was having a sexual relationship with her. The teen said... (Continue reading)

SLO father and son arrested for fatal stabbing

Joe Olivio Jr. and Joe Olivio III

A father-son duo from San Luis Obispo were arrested this week for the December 2014 murder of a 14-year-old boy in Northern California. The teen was stabbed in Eureka and left bleeding for more than eight hours before he died... (Continue reading)

Firefighter said he killed his father, sex victim testifies

Oscar Higueros

Former Cayucos firefighter Oscar Higueros, Jr. told a Los Osos teen-turned sex slave that he murdered his father and was not afraid to kill again, the human trafficking victim testified. The threat made the teen too scared to leave Higueros’... (Continue reading)

Violent Monday in Santa Maria, 3 dead

Israel Gaspar Cruz

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death and two males were fatally shot on Monday in Santa Maria. The stabbing and shooting were separate incidents. In less than a month, there have been five murders in Santa Maria. Amid a string... (Continue reading)

Judge sentences ASH patient who strangled roommate

Adam Paul Cary

A former Atascadero State Hospital patient received a sentence of 25 years to life in prison for strangling to death his roommate at ASH. Adam Paul Cary, 35, was convicted of killing Allan Turner, 53. [Tribune] Late last month, Cary... (Continue reading)

Two killed in Santa Maria’s first 2016 homicides

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Less than two weeks into 2016, two homicides have occurred in Santa Maria. In 2015, the city had a spike in killings with 13 murders. As with the last two murders of 2015, the first two killings of 2016 occurred... (Continue reading)



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