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MV cold-case killer convicted

Original post made on Nov 11, 2013

Giovanni Duarte, a local man affiliated with a Mountain View off-shoot of the Nortenos street gang, was convicted on Nov. 7 of shooting and killing 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez in September of 2004.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, November 11, 2013, 11:55 AM

Comments (6)

Posted by Concerned, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:12 pm

Thank them for being able to solve this case. Please send FBI people to East Palo Alto.


Posted by Great, a resident of Monta Loma
on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:23 pm

Now the Taxpayers have to flip the bill to house, feed and medicate these killers. They need the Big Sleep.


Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Nov 11, 2013 at 8:49 pm

How is this not first-degree murder?


Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Nov 12, 2013 at 2:40 pm

USA is a registered user.

I guess my comment about the "victim" in this case was not appreciated.

Sorry, but here are three people, the killer, the accomplice, and the victim who could have done something useful in life but who through their own actions lead to one dead and two in prison.


Posted by Flava Dave, a resident of Shoreline West
on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:29 pm

Flava Dave is a registered user.

Whether it's copycats, wanna-be's or the real deal, VMV is still tagging around Castro Elementary school. The residents of the neighborhood have to clean it up themselves.

Wish the MVPD would be more proactive on that. Although I do like the graffiti ordinance.

There was a Norteno tag that was up on Castro's campus for long long time.


Posted by Mcbutters, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:20 am

Mcbutters is a registered user.

A dead gangbanger and another one in prison. Sounds good to me. Keep these thugs off the streets.


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