A state appeals court has upheld the second-degree murder conviction of a Southern California chef who claimed he cooked his wife’s body in boiling water.
A Lomita chef who told police he cooked his wife’s body for four days in boiling water was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Friday.
A judge warned a former Lomita restaurant owner convicted of second-degree murder involving the October 2009 disappearance of his wife against representing himself in court on Tuesday.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney has released the audio recording of a former Lomita restaurant owner describing to investigators how he killed his wife, then cooked her body.
A former Lomita restaurant owner and chef was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder in the death of his wife.
The case of a former Lomita restaurant owner who told sheriff’s detectives he bound his wife with duct tape, panicked when he found she was dead and “cooked” her body for four days to get rid of her remains has been given to a jury to deliberate.
A Lomita chef on trial for his wife’s murder told sheriff’s investigators that they couldn’t find his wife’s body because he had slow-cooked it for days in boiling water until little was left but her skull.
Less than three months after a investigators dug up the floor of a popular Lomita dining spot in search of the corpse of the owner’s wife, the restaurant is set to re-open its doors.
Investigators ended their search at a California restaurant on Wednesday for the body of a missing woman whose husband jumped off a cliff days earlier upon learning he was a suspect in her disappearance.
A law enforcement official says a Southern California restaurant owner has told detectives that he killed his wife.
Detectives investigating a Southern California woman’s disappearance are digging up the floor of a restaurant belonging to her husband in a search for her body.
Hours after reading a newspaper report that he is a suspect in his wife’s disappearance and likely homicide, a 47-year-old man leapt off a Southern California cliff.
A murder suspects tries to kill himself by jumping off a cliff in Rancho Palos Verdes Wednesday.