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  • Timeline: Disappearance, Murder Of Sandra Cantu & Trial Of Melissa Huckaby

    A timeline of events in the kidnapping and murder investigation of Sandra Cantu and the criminal case of Melissa Huckaby. March 27, 2009: Sandra Cantu, an 8-year-old girl from Tracy, California, reported missing by family members after she fails to...
  • Huckaby Ordered To Life In Prison, Restitution For Kidnap, Murder Of Sandra Cantu

    Huckaby Ordered To Life In Prison, Restitution For Kidnap, Murder Of Sandra Cantu
    Former Sunday school teacher Melissa Huckaby has been sentenced to a prison term of life without the possibility of parole and ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution for the kidnapping and murder of 8-year-old Sandra Cantu of Tracy in 2009. "I...
  • Women on the Verge

    Women on the Verge
    They're leading the news... They're behind the wheel... And they're involved in unspeakable crimes... In recent weeks, the headlines have been filled with stories of women on the verge. From the woman who led police on a two-hour car chase in a U-Haul to...
  • Plea Delayed for Woman Accused in Sandra Cantu Murder

    The Sunday school teacher accused in the rape and killing of 8-year-old Sandra Cantu had her plea delayed a second time Friday to give her defense team more time to prepare. Public Defender Sam Behar asked for a delay in entering a plea. Melissa Huckaby,...
  • Sunday School Teacher Indicted in Cantu Murder

    Sunday School Teacher Indicted in Cantu Murder
    TRACY -- A Sunday school teacher has been indicted by a San Joaquin grand jury on charges she kidnapped, raped and killed an 8-year-old girl and drugged two other people. Twenty-eight-year-old Melissa Huckaby broke down in tears as Judge Linda Lofthus...
  • Neighbor pleads guilty in case of slain girl found stuffed in suitcase

     
    A woman on Monday pleaded guilty in the slaying of Sandra Cantu, the 8-year-old kidnapped from her home last year and found dead in a suitcase. A San Joaquin County judge has accepted a guilty plea from Melissa Huckaby. Under......
  • Sunday school teacher Melissa Huckaby gets life without parole in murder of 8-year-old girl

     
    A Sunday school teacher from Northern California accused of murdering an 8-year-old girl whose body was found stuffed into a suitcase was sentenced Monday to life without parole. Melissa Huckaby, 29, pleaded guilty to kidnapping and murdering the child,...
  • Tracy Community Reacts To Melissa Huckaby's Guilty Plea In Sandra Cantu Murder Case

    Tracy Community Reacts To Melissa Huckaby's Guilty Plea In Sandra Cantu Murder Case
    Word of Melissa Huckaby's plea bargain spread quickly through Tracy on Monday, with few people holding back their anger and contempt for Sandra Cantu's killer. "She really should rot in jail. She deserves it," said Tracy resident Beaver Davis. Residents...
  • Gag Order Still In Place in Melissa Huckaby Case

    Gag Order Still In Place in Melissa Huckaby Case
    Scribbled in the margins of the clerk's minutes from Monday's surprise Melissa Huckaby plea deal is this phrase, "DA request to lift gag order, defense council joins, court denies request at this time." It has been months since San Joaquin County court...
  • Media Outlets Seek To Lift Gag Order In Huckaby Criminal Case

    Media Outlets Seek To Lift Gag Order In Huckaby Criminal Case
    Three media outlets, including the Stockton Record newspaper, are attempting to persuade a judge to drop a gag order currently preventing details from the Melissa Huckaby case from being released. On Monday, Huckaby plead guilty to kidnapping and...
  • Gag Order In Melissa Huckaby Case Could Be Lifted Monday

    Gag Order In Melissa Huckaby Case Could Be Lifted Monday
    A San Joaquin County Court Judge will decide on Monday whether to lift the gag order in the Sandra Cantu murder case . The release of sensitive court documents and autopsy photos of the 8 year old girl, will also be up for consideration. In a letter to...
  • Sandra Cantu Gag Order Will Remain in Place

    Sandra Cantu Gag Order Will Remain in Place
    A bored Melissa Huckaby propped her head in her hand and drummed her fingers on the defense table as lawyers argued about whether to lift the gag order that's been looming over the Sandra Cantu case for months now. After listening to 90 minutes of...