Articles Tagged With ‘manslaughter’




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Manse on Marsh owner asked to turn in his passport

The owner of a San Luis Obispo assisted living home who is facing charges related to the death of an elderly man refused an offer made by a judge that would have let him out of jail but force him... (Continue reading)

Driver convicted of manslaughter in North County Christmas Eve crash

A San Luis Obispo County jury convicted a Las Vegas truck driver of four counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence for the deaths of four San Miguel residents in a 2014 Christmas Eve crash. Philip Ken Trujillo now faces... (Continue reading)

Jury rules Los Osos man did not drive high in fatal crash

A San Luis Obispo County jury found a Los Osos man not guilty of four felony counts this week related to allegations he was high on spice when he crashed his car, killing two passengers and injuring two others. The... (Continue reading)

Drugged man who killed Los Osos teen pleads no contest

A 24-year-old Paso Robles man pleaded no contest earlier this month to a single felony count of vehicular manslaughter in the death of a Los Osos teen. Alexander Paul Gonzales allegedly hit and killed the teen just minutes after receiving... (Continue reading)

Driver who killed triathlete was on the phone, suit alleges

A lawsuit filed by the family of triathlete Bridget Dawson alleges the driver who struck and killed the champion competitor was on the phone at the time of the crash. [Tribune] Phone records show Oceano resident Lisa Smith, 53, was... (Continue reading)

Two drivers charged with manslaughter over SLO County crashes

Prosecutors have charged two drivers with manslaughter over separate deadly crashes that recently occurred in San Luis Obispo County. A Nipomo man is facing a misdemeanor charge pertaining to the death of a French woman, while a Templeton man is... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man who killed bicyclist gets 75 days in jail

A 20-year-old Paso Robles man who killed one bicyclist and seriously injured another by reaching for his phone while driving has received a 75-day jail sentence. The defendant was 18 at the time of the crash. [Tribune] On Nov. 28,... (Continue reading)

Caregiver convicted in death of Solvang ALS patient

The former caregiver for a Lompoc ALS patient has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the woman’s death. However, the jury found the caregiver not guilty of both first-degree murder and second-degree murder. [KSBY] In 2013, Solvang resident Heidi Good... (Continue reading)

Prison guard charged in San Miguel killing has history of bar fights

A prison guard who is charged with manslaughter for his role in a deadly San Miguel bar fight has a history of fighting at alcohol establishments, according to a motion filed by San Luis Obispo County prosecutors. [Tribune] On Sept.... (Continue reading)

Appellate court frees man from SLO County Jail

A California appellate court has freed a man from San Luis Obispo County Jail whom it deemed was wrongfully convicted of manslaughter. [New Times] Rene Rojas was convicted of vehicular manslaughter in the accidental death of his friend. The conviction... (Continue reading)



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