The man charged in the killing of a High Desert couple at an abandoned military bunker in 2008 has been found to be mentally competent to stand trial.
Jurors returned the verdict Wednesday in the trial for Collin Lee McGlaughlin of West Covina after receiving the case for deliberation a day earlier, in Victorville Superior Court, according to court records.
McGlaughlin, 21, returns to court Jan.27. He’s accused of shooting to death Christopher Cody Thompson, 18, and his 16-year-old girlfriend Bodhi Sherzer-Potter, following a party at the bunker near Helendale. Continue reading →
SAN BERNARDINO – Two of the three people accused of killing a mentally challenged Rancho Cucamonga man in July will need new attorneys because they could face the possible death penalty or life in state prison.
The trio – Antonio Marquis Eubanks, his half-brother John Fitzgerald Dozier and Crystal Ann Carmelo, Dozier’s wife – appeared before Judge Kenneth Barr Thursday in San Bernardino Superior Court where the new lawyers were discussed.
Prosecutors allege the three defendants killed Matthew Thomas Cook, 29, in July at a San Bernardino apartment building for financial gain. Cook was beaten to death and left in a trash can, say San Bernardino police. Continue reading →
Two men who San Bernardino police say killed a Rancho Cucamonga man for his money and belongings are set to appear in court Thursday to confirm the appointment of their lawyers.
San Bernardino police detectives traveled last week to Decatur, Ill., to bring back Antonio Marquis Eubanks, his half-brother, John Fitzgerald Dozier, and Crystal Ann Carmelo, Dozier’s pregnant wife, to face charges in the deadly beating of Matthew Thomas Cook in July.
Eubanks and Dozier have already pleaded not guilty to murder charges in San Bernardino Superior Court, according to court records. Carmelo has not yet appeared in court. Continue reading →
Two men will be formally arraigned Jan. 6 after being ordered held on murder charges in a double homicide outside a crowded Fontana house party in October 2007.
After hearing testimony and reviewing evidence, Judge Ingrid A. Uhler ordered Francisco Javier Rodriguez and Francisco Gonzalez Jr. held to answer on the charges at a Dec. 23 hearing in Fontana Superior Court.
Victims Aaron Angulo, 21, of Rialto, and Anthony Lopez, 21, of West Covina, were found shot in the 16400 block of El Revino Drive in Fontana. Angulo died at a local hospital, and Lopez died as friends drove him there.
Rodriguez, 21, and Gonzalez, 20, each face two counts of murder, according to court records.