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Corrections Officer Clive Lopez Jr. testified he had to fend off inmates during the deadly riot and that he didn’t feel safe initiating a lockdown
The riot at Lee Correctional Institution left seven dead and more than a dozen injured; it was the deadliest prison riot in the U.S. in the last 25 years
“You were a coward then and you remain a coward today,” said Sandy Jackson, Officer Paul Verna’s widow
Lt. Debra Clayton was shot and killed in a Walmart parking lot; a second officer was killed in a traffic collision during a manhunt for the suspect
Tony Klein’s sentence also includes five years of supervised release after prison; he had faced a possible life sentence
“The defendant continues to be obsessed with violence and could not stop his obsession even while incarcerated at the jail,” the judge said
Officer Verna’s two sons, who were 4 and 9 years old at the time of his death, both went on to join the LAPD and appeared in court throughout the trial
The inmate faces the possibility of a death sentence if convicted of the first-degree murder of Sgt. Mark Baserman
The ex-CO was convicted of perjury before the grand jury, but jurors couldn’t decide on other counts accusing her of trying to get other COs to cover up the attack
Bryan Kohberger’s trial has been set for early October. The prosecutor now has 60 days to inform the court whether he will seek the death penalty in the case
Lawyers for CO William Durham’s family argued Zachary Latham lured the victim into the fatal fight in a bid for “TikTok fame”
Hossein Nayeri was found guilty of the escape but acquitted of kidnapping a taxi driver while on the run
Rebecca Hillman faces up to four years in prison after a jury convicted her of denying help to an inmate who hanged himself in a cell
Prosecutors described Hossein Nayeri as a “psychopath” and a “truly diabolical criminal”
Capt. Rebecca Hillman has pleaded not guilty to criminally negligent homicide and offering a false instrument for lying on an incident report