On October 5, 2018 Andrew Urdiales was sentenced to death five times for five (5) murders of young California women. The five sentences will run consecutively. On November 5, 2018, it was announced that Urdiales was found dead in his San Quentin prison cell early Saturday morning, November 3, 2018.
The sentencing of Urdiaes by the Judge was postponed until October 5, 2018. The reason was the defense wants time to prepare a motion for a new trial. The Judge granted the request, it is part of the legal game. The defense will submit their motion to the prosecutor for
May 23, 2018 — The jury for Robbin’s murder trial brought in five guilty verdicts for the five young women Andrew Urdiales murdered in California. June 13, 2018 — Today — The jury brought in five death sentences. Final sentencing will be August 31, 2018 32 1/2 years since Robbin’s
Charles, Steve, Jayeson and I all testified on Tuesday. We did not give our prepared statements, which we loaded with angry attacks on the defense and Urdiales. We were all under oath, talking to the jury, so we could not talk about anything other than fact. We suppressed our non-factual
This is for a two week period May 23/ 2018 – The jury returned with 1st Degree murder for each of the five murders with special circumstances qualifying for the death penalty. Only one day in session this week. May 29th, 2018 – The Penalry Phase begins. Eric Scarbrough begins
Monday, May 14th, prosecutor Matt Murphy began his day long closing argument to the jury. The presentation was methodical, organized and, most important of all, based on facts. Matt began by describing to the jury the various classes of homicide. This was done to show the jury how each of Urdiales’
On Monday, May 14th, prosecutor Matt Murphy will deliver this closing arguments. Should be a humdinger. I invite all to watch the culmination of the prosecution’s case and rebuttal of the defense’s argument that “FASD made me do it.” After a two week hiatus, the court resumed trial on 05/08.
This week was a continuation of defense witnesses, all experts on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – FASD and Fetal Alcohol Symdrone – FAS. This week the witnesses were two forensic and clinical psychoanalysis. Both agreed that the murderer did have the physical and brain damage symptoms of FAS in particular
The week was filled with a lot of medical jargon, difficult for a lay person to understand, however, the jurors were paying attention and taking notes. So far, nothing in the “experts” FASD testimony offers a clue as to why Urdialis savagely murdered eight women. What set Urdiales off…no possible
During it’s opening statement to the jury at the beginning of the trial, the defense stated that the murderer suffered mental and emotional damage from childhood, caused by the alcoholism, particularly the mother’s, and brutality by the parents and, somewhat, by his five older siblings. The parents were excessive drinkers