Conviction Upheld For Chef In Boiled-Body CaseA 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.
Chef Sentenced To 15 Years To Life For Murdering, Boiling WifeA 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.
Viens Moves To Represent Himself During Sentencing Phase 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.
Audio Of Confession From Chef Convicted Of Killing, Cooking Wife ReleasedThe 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.
Lomita Man Convicted Of Second-Degree Murder After Admitting He 'Cooked' His WifeA former Lomita restaurant owner and chef was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder in the death of his wife.
Jury Begins Deliberating Case Of Man Detectives Say Confessed To 'Cooking' Wife For 4 DaysThe 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.
Jury Hears Tape Of Lomita Chef Saying He 'Cooked' His WifeA 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.
Lomita Restaurant To Reopen After Chef Confessed To Wife's MurderLess 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.
No Body Found At Restaurant Of Missing WomanInvestigators 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.
Sheriff: Restaurant Owner David Viens Admits To Killing His WifeA law enforcement official says a Southern California restaurant owner has told detectives that he killed his wife.
Is Missing Woman Buried Under Her Husband's Restaurant?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.
Man To Be Charged In Wife's Death If He Survives Suicide AttemptHours 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.