Surprise confession for '88 Mt. View murder Other Issues, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Jan 19, 2008 at 8:11 am
There was a shocking development last week in a South Bay murder trial when the defendant, who previously had not admitted any guilt or said more than a few words publicly, changed his plea to guilty and dramatically addressed the victim's family.
Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, January 18, 2008, 1:34 PM
Posted by Jon Wiener, a resident of another community, on Jan 19, 2008 at 8:11 am
Nice to have some sort of resolution to this case, but I don't know that the Voice should be running stories about someone's guilt or innocence based on an account from a single source. I know that a ADA is unlikely to make some something like this up -- given the risk of sanctions from the court or the boss -- but this seems a little too easily verifiable to just take someone's word. Call the defense attorney or check the court transcript next time.