A 21-year-old man convicted in the fatal stabbing of his former girlfriend was sentenced Monday to 40 years in state prison.
At the time of the crime, victim Cindi Santana, 17, had just ended a three-year relationship with Abraham Lopez.
Relatives of a teenager who was stabbed to death at a Los Angeles school have reached a tentative settlement in their wrongful-death lawsuit against the school district.
Education officials have approved a resolution calling on schools to actively discuss violence and teen dating. The Los Angeles Unified School District’s efforts come two weeks after a 17-year-old girl was fatally stabbed by her ex-boyfriend at a South Gate high school.
An 18-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend at their high school in South Gate, and also injuring two others, made his first court appearance Tuesday, but his arraignment was postponed.
The 18-year-old man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend on a high school campus last week was charged Monday with murder.
Crisis counselors will be available to students at South East High School where a boy fatally stabbed his ex-girlfriend on Friday.
CBS2 has learned an 18-year-old man accused of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend had been arrested days before the deadly attack for allegedly making criminal threats.