The attorney for convicted killer Edwin Ramos says jury misconduct and emotional courtroom outbursts from a grieving widow contributed to jurors convicting her client of first-degree murder. Read More
A burning desire for closure in murders of three Bologna family members may land an innocent man in prison, the defense said Wednesday during closing arguments.
Marla Zamora, who represents accused killer Edwin Ramos, said the evidence in the case cannot prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the alleged MS-13 gang member pulled the trigger that killed the three family members. Read More
Alleged MS-13 gang member and triple murderer Edwin Ramos told his jailers he was affiliated with the gang and worried about retribution, the deputies testified in court Tuesday.
A judge later ruled such statements can be admitted as evidence at Ramos’ forthcoming trial for the slayings of Tony Bologna, 48, and two of his sons, Michael, 20, and Matthew, 16. Police say the Bolognas were mistaken for rival gang members in a June 2008 shooting in the Excelsior district. Read More