Former Irvine Attorney Convicted Of Murdering Ex-Wife, Throwing Her Body Off Mediterranean Cruise ShipLonnie Loren Kocontes, 62, was convicted of murder with a special circumstances allegation of murder for financial gain in the 2006 killing of 52-year-old Micki Kanesaki.
Prosecutors: Man Killed First Wife, Tried To Hire Inmates To Kill SecondA 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.
Judge Rules Prosecutors Can Try Former OC Attorney Accused Of Throwing Wife OverboardA 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.
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.
Former OC Attorney Accused Of Throwing Wife Overboard Extradited To CaliforniaThe 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.
Ex-OC Lawyer Arrested For Allegedly Killing Wife, Throwing Her Overboard During 2006 CruiseA former Orange County attorney has been arrested for murdering his ex-wife on a 2006 cruise and throwing her body overboard.