A man convicted of first-degree murder for strangling the daughter of a former Raiders football player in 1999 has been sentenced to 55 years to life in prison.
San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach handed down the sentence to Mohammed Haroon Ali, 37, saying the defendant still has “very little insight” into the gravity of the crime he committed when he killed Tracey Biletnikoff more than 13 years ago. Read More
A San Mateo County jury deliberated for a day and a half before finding a man guilty Thursday of murdering the daughter of former Oakland Raider Fred Biletnikoff.The verdict was both a relief for the family of Tracey Biletnikoff, who was strangled by Mohammed Haroon Ali at a San Mateo drug rehab center in 1999, and a measure of redemption for District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe, who has now gotten a conviction in the case twice. Read More
A 1999 slaying involving the daughter of a legendary Raiders receiver is back in court this week, two years after the case became a black eye for the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office. Read More
A man accused of murdering the daughter of a Hall of Fame football player in 1999 made his first appearance in San Mateo County Superior Court today in connection with his second trial for the crime.
Mohammed Haroon Ali, 35, was convicted in San Mateo County Superior Court in 2001 of the strangulation murder of his girlfriend, Tracey Biletnikoff, but a federal appeals court last year overturned the conviction, thus requiring a retrial. Read More