Micki Kanesaki

(credit: Orange County Sheriff's Department)

Prosecutors: Man Killed First Wife, Tried To Hire Inmates To Kill Second

A Florida man awaiting trial for allegedly strangling his ex-wife and tossing her overboard during a Mediterranean cruise tried to hire two inmates to kill another ex-wife, prosecutors in California said.

05/12/2015

Lonnie Kocontes booking photo. (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Judge Rules Prosecutors Can Try Former OC Attorney Accused Of Throwing Wife Overboard

A judge Monday rejected the argument of defense attorneys that Orange County prosecutors lack jurisdiction in the case of a local man accused of killing his ex-wife on a cruise and throwing her body overboard.

CBS Los Angeles–07/29/2013

Lonnie Kocontes booking photo. (credit: U.S. Marshals)

OC Judge Dismisses Murder Charge Against Man Accused Of Strangling Wife On Cruise Ship

A Superior Court judge Friday said Orange County didn’t have jurisdiction to bring a murder charge against a man accused of killing his wife at sea and dismissed the case against the suspect.

05/31/2013

Lonnie Kocontes booking photo. (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Former OC Attorney Accused Of Throwing Wife Overboard Extradited To California

The former Orange County attorney charged with strangling his ex-wife and throwing her overboard during a May 2006 cruise to Italy was extradited to Orange County Friday.

03/08/2013

Lonnie Kocontes booking photo. (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Ex-OC Lawyer Arrested For Allegedly Killing Wife, Throwing Her Overboard During 2006 Cruise

A former Orange County attorney has been arrested for murdering his ex-wife on a 2006 cruise and throwing her body overboard.

02/15/2013