A Los Angeles jury found that Ralph Flores killed four people between 1999 and 2004. Prosecutors said he was a member of one of Southern California’s most violent gangs.
Judge Kathleen Kennedy ( you may remember her from the O.J. Simpson preliminary hearing) heard the case and will continue to preside over future hearings.
The tattoo where Flores’ mustache should be reads “AZUSA.”
As for the convictions, one killing carried a hate crime enhancement, another invoved the torture death of a suspected female informant.
Here’s the full story. The penalty phase in Flores’ trial begins Monday. he could be sentenced to death.