May 9 (Reuters) - A California man was convicted on Tuesday in the abduction and murder of 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, whose body was never located after she disappeared while walking to a school bus stop in 2012, prosecutors said. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
15-year-old Sierra LaMar vanished in her rural northern California community in 2012; her body has never been found
Prosecutors took a risk in bringing to trial the presumed murder of LaMar, the 15-year-old Morgan Hill girl who disappeared on her way to school in March 2012, because her body was never found. [ more › ]
The body of Sierra LaMar, 15, has never been found.
A 26-year-old man was found guilty Tuesday of abducting and killing Sierra LaMar, a Northern California teenager who disappeared five years ago and whose remains have never been found. Jurors in San Jose delivered their verdict shortly after 9 a.m. in the 13-week murder trial of Antolin Garcia-Torres,...
In an unusual closing argument move, defense attorney Al Lopez produced something he called a "shame bucket" and displayed it to the six man, six woman jury. [ more › ]
Sierra LaMar vanished nearly three years ago, but it’s become common knowledge that she was allegedly murdered by Antolin Garcia Torres, even though her body has never been found. Her loved ones have reportedly grown weary with the years-long effort to find her remains, according to The Santa Cruz Sentinel. Show More Summary
Authorities believe Sierra LaMar, 15, was abducted on her way to school in a rural California farming area nearly three years ago
A cousin of abducted Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar said Monday that the family “definitely supports” the Santa Clara County district attorney’s decision to seek the death penalty against her alleged captor and killer, saying they are “glad that he has chosen to do the right thing.” Sierra’s...
Antolin Garcia-Torres could now face death for allegedly kidnapping and killing the 15-year-old Northern California girl whose body hasn't been found
The Santa Clara County district attorney announced Monday that he will seek the death penalty against a man accused of kidnapping and murdering 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, a Morgan Hill teenager who disappeared on her way to school more than two years ago. Her body has not been found. A grand...
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Antolin Garcia-Torres, 22, was indicted in the abduction and killing of 15-year-old Sierra LaMar and a series of violent attacks on women in 2009
Antolin Garcia-Torres is suspected in the kidnapping and presumed murder of missing California teen Sierra LaMar
The man accused of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar has been charged in three attempted kidnappings at Safeway stores that left a Northern California community on edge.
The family of Sierra LaMar, the Bay Area teenager presumed dead after she was allegedly kidnapped in March, announced a $35,000 reward Wednesday for information leading investigators to the 15-year-old's whereabouts or a conviction in the case.
Calif. authorities plan no more water searches for missing 15-year-old presumed murdered
Santa Clara County authorities conducted their final underwater search for the body of missing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar.
Investigators searched a reservoir near Morgan Hill, Calif., on Friday looking for the body of teenager Sierra LaMar. Antolin Garcia-Torres, 21, is accused of kidnapping and killing the girl. The 15-year-old Sierra, who lived in Morgan Hill, south of San...
Antolin Garcia-Torres did not enter a plea at his arraignment Thurs. in connection with 15-year-old Sierra LaMar's disappearance