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Types of Manslaughter in California

Manslaughter is a criminal charge that falls under the general term of homicide, but under California law, is further defined as the unlawful killing of a person without malice. A person could potentially face charges against three types of manslaughter: voluntary, involuntary, and vehicular manslaughter. Each type differs from the others, but if charged with any one type, an individual could face years in prison and huge fines. Voluntary Manslaughter If you kill someone in… Read More

What is “Swatting”?

Jail Cell With Open Door And Bunch Of Keys

  A 25-year old California man has been arrested and transported to the state of Kansas for making a phony 911 call. The hoax led to a SWAT team shooting and killing an innocent father of two, according to the Time’s report. The California man called 911 dispatch and claimed he was a Kansas man holding his family at gun point after shooting his father. A SWAT team surrounded the address given by the phony… Read More

Under investigation: Man found dead in Lowe’s parking lot

The killer of a man who was found dead in a home retail shop’s parking lot is still at large. The crime scene, a Lowe’s parking lot on Ridder Park Drive and Schallenberger Road, was not a secluded spot and vehicles from I-880 could clearly view the investigation as it went on. When informed that there had been a death there, shoppers expressed shock. The body, according to the manager on the night of the… Read More

Michael Jace called father-in-law after shooting wife

The Shield actor Michael Jace, who is accused of shooting his wife April Jace multiple times, allegedly called and texted his father-in-law to inform him of the incident, the Associated Press reported on June 5. In a three-minute 911 call, April Jace’s father told a dispatcher that he received a call and text from his son-in-law, who said he shot his own wife. The father, whose name was not released, added that his son-in-law wanted him to come over and… Read More

The Shield actor booked after fatally shooting his wife

A million-dollar bail was set for The Shield actor Michael Jace after he was booked on May 20 for shooting his wife multiple times during an argument about money, the Daily Mail reported. The 51-year-old actor allegedly called 911 Monday at 8:30 p.m. to confess that he killed his wife, April Jace, after a heated fight at their residence in Los Angeles. The couple’s two children, both below ten years old, were allegedly present when the incident… Read More

Prosecutors drop murder charge saying wrong twin was accused

Prosecutors from Santa Clara County dismissed a murder charge against an 18-year-old Californian man on Wednesday, February 5, after they found out that the wrong twin was charged. Duc Tong was first accused of killing 22-year-old Richard Phan in a party at Piedmont Hills, but Deputy District Attorney Dan Fehderau later ruled in a court hearing that the murder charge should instead be placed against his twin brother, Anh Tong. Fehderau refused to reveal the… Read More

Dodger fan allegedly stabbed to death by Giants fan

A Los Angeles Dodgers fan was stabbed to death near San Francisco’s AT&T Park in a confrontation with New York Giants fans after the Dodgers-Giants game Wednesday, September 25. According to San Francisco police, after the eighth inning, 24-year-old Jonathan Denver was walking with his father, Robert Preece, brother, and two other people after the Dodgers’ win when their group confronted some Giant fans who were leaving a nightclub. Twenty-one-year-old California resident Michael Montgomery was… Read More

California woman arraigned for supposedly killing husband

A California elementary school principal was arraigned yesterday after apparently shooting and killing her husband of 17 years. She was arraigned on first degree murder charges. Leslie Jenea Chance, 46, was arrested Thursday, August 29, after reportedly dumping her dead husband’s body. Todd Chance’s body was discovered by farmers in Bakersfield with multiple gunshot injuries, and his truck was found 20 miles away. While investigators have the murder weapon, they don’t yet have a motive. If… Read More

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