Murder Trial


Man Sentenced To Death A 2nd Time In 1984 Murders Of 2 Women

A man was sentenced Wednesday to death for killing two women in Los Angeles three decades ago, as the judge made note of the brutality of the crimes.


(credit: Orange PD)

OC Man Found Guilty Of Murdering His Roommate, An Iraq War Veteran

An Orange County man was found guilty Tuesday of killing his roommate in 2013.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2014


Trial Opens For Soldier Accused In Cypress Hotel Killing

Opening statements are scheduled to begin Wednesday in the jury trial of an Army specialist who prosecutors say fatally shot a friend and attempted to murder his father and a second friend at a Cypress motel.

CBS Los Angeles–07/16/2014

Maribel Manriquez Ramos, 36, of Orange, was reported missing Friday. (courtesy Orange PD)

Trial Begins For Roommate Accused Of Murdering Army Vet

The murder trial for an Orange County man accused of killing his roommate began Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2014


Man Convicted Of Killing Infant Daughter, Stashing Her Body In Storage Unit Gets Death

A former Southern California man, who killed his 2-month-old daughter and stashed the body in a storage unit, has been sentenced to death.


Amanda Know is released from an Italian jail in 2011. (credit: Reuters/CBS News)

Author Of Amanda Knox Book Says She Will Fight Extradition Back To Italy

Amanda Knox was found guilty of murder — again — in an Italian court.


Kelly Soo Park (CBS)

Acquitted Murder Suspect Sues Santa Monica For Ruining Her Reputation

Kelly Soo Park, who was once described as a “female James Bond” and the muscle for a revenge hit, was often the subject of network TV crime shows.


(credit: CBS)

Closing Arguments Begin In Kelly Thomas Murder Trial

Closing arguments began Tuesday morning in the trial of two former Fullerton police officers accused in the fatal beating of a homeless man.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2014

Sgt. Jan Pietrzak and wife Quiana (credit: CBS)

Mothers Of Slain Marine, Wife React To Their Killers Being Sentenced

The mothers of the victims spoke out in court Friday during sentencing.


(Credit: CBS)

Suspected Member Of Mexican Drug Cartel Charged In Girlfriend’s Murder, 3 Others

A reported member of the Mexican drug cartel allegedly involved in four murders appeared in a Downtown L.A. courtroom Monday, smiling throughout the proceedings.


Kelly Soo Park is accused of beating and strangling 21-year-old Juliana Redding in her Santa Monica apartment in March 2008.(courtesy Santa Monica PD)

No Verdict Yet In Trial Of Woman Accused Of Murdering Aspiring Model

Jurors in the trial of a woman accused of killing an aspiring model more than five years ago will return to deliberation Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2013

Kelly Soo Park is accused of beating and strangling 21-year-old Juliana Redding in her Santa Monica apartment in March 2008.(courtesy Santa Monica PD)

Woman Accused Of Murdering Aspiring Model Awaits Her Fate

The jury will start deliberations Thursday in the case against Kelly Soo Park, accused in the 2008 murder of then 21-year-old aspiring actress and model Juliana Redding.


Kelly Soo Park (CBS)

Trial Gets Underway In 2008 Murder Of Aspiring Model/Actress

Kelly Soo Park is accused of beating and strangling 21-year-old Juliana Redding in her Santa Monica apartment in March 2008.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2013

Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter (credit: CBS)

Rockefeller Imposter Found Guilty In Murder Of San Marino Man

Christian K. Gerhartsreiter, a man who claimed to be a member of the famous Rockefeller family, was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder in the death of a San Marino man 28 years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2013

In this booking photo released by the Boston Police August 5, 2008, Clark Rockefeller is seen. Rockefeller was arrested for allegedly kidnapping his seven-year-old daughter Reigh Storrow Boss. He was captured in Maryland Baltimore, Maryland and was arraigned in Boston for to felony parental kidnapping, assault and battery and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. (Photo by Boston Police via Getty Images)

Murder Case Against Rockefeller Imposter Goes To Jury

A murder case against a notorious Rockefeller impostor was turned over to a Los Angeles jury on Tuesday after the prosecutor implored the panel to find the defendant guilty of the cold-case crime.




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