Articles Tagged With ‘second-degree murder’




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Drunk driver pleads no contest to murder of two kids

A man who killed two children while driving drunk on Highway 166 last Labor Day pleaded no contest to two counts of second-degree murder. Jerald Brandon Holman, 37, will now receive a sentence of 30 years to life in prison.... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria teen who killed her baby sentenced to group home

A Santa Maria teen convicted of killing her newborn will go to a group home, rather than spending time at a state juvenile facility. [KCOY] Last January, the teen, who is referred to in court as Maribel S., gave birth... (Continue reading)

Oceano man gets 18 years to life in prison for wife’s murder

A 27-year-old Oceano man who slit his wife’s throat while she was sleeping in a bed with the couple’s 3-year-old son has received a sentence of 18 years to life in prison. Humberto Jacobo Chavez received the maximum sentence based... (Continue reading)

Oceano man pleads no contest to his wife’s murder

A 27-year-old Oceano man who slit his wife’s throat while she was sleeping in a bed with the couple’s 3-year-old son has reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Humberto Jacobo Chavez will face a maximum prison sentence of 18 years... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman receives 15 years to life for killing bicyclist

During a teary sentencing hearing, a San Luis Obispo judge ordered a Nipomo woman to serve 15 years to life in state prison for killing a bicyclist while driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The woman also fled... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman who killed bicyclist pleads no contest to murder

A Nipomo woman who killed a bicyclist while driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol pleaded no contest to second-degree murder on Wednesday. She faces a maximum sentence of 19 years to life in prison, according to the San... (Continue reading)

Templeton man sentenced for girlfriend’s murder

A San Luis Obispo judge sentenced Philip Thomas Hanes 0f Templeton to 16 years to life in prison on Wednesday. A jury convicted Hanes, 59, of second-degree murder in January for the fatal stabbing of his girlfriend. On June 4,... (Continue reading)

Two Paso Robles men sentenced for murders

A pair of Paso Robles men received prison sentences Tuesday for second-degree murder convictions. San Luis Obispo Judge Michael Duffy sentenced John Steven Danner, 25, to 40 years to life in prison. Duffy sentence Herbert Brown, 32, to 15 years... (Continue reading)

Yanaga receives 40 years to life in prison

A judge has sentenced Paso Robles man Thomas Yanaga to 40 years to life in prison. Yanaga, 53, was convicted last month of second-degree murder in the killing of Atascadero resident Marshall Savoy, 32. Yanaga shot Savoy in March after... (Continue reading)

Yanaga convicted of murder

A jury voted Friday to convict Thomas Yanaga of second-degree murder in the killing of Atascadero resident Marshall Savoy. On March 14, Yanaga, 53, shot Savoy, 32, after the Atascadero man tried to break up an argument between Yanaga and... (Continue reading)



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