Articles Tagged With ‘second-degree murder’

Paso Robles man pleads no contest to murder of his daughter

A Paso Robles man accused of beating to death his 22-month-old daughter has pleaded no contest to second degree murder. Herbert David Brown III, 32, assaulted his daughter, Lily Sommer-Brown, at their Santa Ysabel Avenue home, leaving her not breathing... (Continue reading)

Witness to shooting testifies in Yanaga murder trial

A teary witness took the stand in a murder trial Wednesday and testified she saw a Paso Robles man shoot and kill her boyfriend earlier this year. [KSBY] Thomas Yanaga, 53, is standing trial for second-degree murder. Prosecutors allege he... (Continue reading)

Boy, formerly of Goleta, beat to death over birthday cake

A 9-year-old boy paid with his life for eating birthday cake that was supposed to go to the 2-year-old daughter of his mother’s boyfriend. [Chicago Tribune] Oriana Iris Garcia, 26, took her son Jack Gacia out of elementary school in... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman convicted of second-degree murder

A San Luis Obispo jury convicted an alleged jealous lover of second-degree murder in the death of her ex-boyfriend. [Tribune] Maria del Carmen Granados Fajardo of Paso Robles faced a first-degree murder charge, but the jury opted to convict her... (Continue reading)

Man gets 15 years to life for causing fatal crash near Paso Robles

A Bakersfield man received a prison sentence of 15 years to life for causing a fatal accident at a North County construction site while under the influence of prescription drugs. [Tribune] On Nov. 7, 2012, Jerad Cross, 32, was driving... (Continue reading)