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Sandra Cantu

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  • City of Tracy Job Cuts

    City of Tracy Job Cuts
    Budget woes could mean pink slips for officers in Tracy's Police Department. The proposed cuts come as the city remains in the national spotlight with a number of high profile cases. The City of Tracy has to cut 9-million bucks off it's budget citywide,...
  • Grand Jury: Melissa Huckaby Indicted For Rape, Kidnapping And Murder

    Grand Jury: Melissa Huckaby Indicted For Rape, Kidnapping And Murder
    A San Joaquin grand jury has indicted a Sunday school teacher 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 read the indictment...
  • Grand Jury Indicts Huckaby For Kidnapping, Rape, Murder

    Grand Jury Indicts Huckaby For Kidnapping, Rape, Murder
    The San Joaquin County Grand Jury says 28 year old Melissa Huckaby must stand trial for the kidnap, rape and murder of 8-year-old Sandra Cantu. The Tracy girl was reported missing last March. Her body was found a week and a half later stuffed in a...
  • 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,...
  • Melissa Huckaby

    Melissa Huckaby, a Sunday school teacher, was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and killing 8-year-old Sandra Cantu, whose body was found in a suitcase in an irrigation pond. Melissa Huckaby, 28, was detained at 11:55 p.m. Friday, about five hours...
  • Arrest Made in Cantu Murder Case

    TRACY, Calif. - A Sunday school teacher and neighbor was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and killing 8-year-old Sandra Cantu, whose body was found in a suitcase in an irrigation pond. Melissa Huckaby, 28, was arrested at 11:55 p.m. Friday, about five...
  • Woman Held in Girl's Slaying May Face Rape Charges

    SAN DIEGO - The Sunday school teacher being held in the killing of 8-year-old Sandra Cantu may face additional counts when she's arraigned Tuesday. San Joaquin County prosecutors said a murder charge against Melissa Huckaby could include the special...
  • 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...
  • Cantu Murder Suspect Due in Court

    STOCKTON -- The woman charged in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Northern California is expected to maker her second appearance in a Stockton courtroom Friday. Legal experts not associated with the case but who have been watching it say a...
  • Sunday School Teacher Reported Suitcase Missing The Day Sandra Cantu Disappeared

    TRACY - A Sunday school teacher who lives at the mobile home park where 8-year-old Sandra Cantu went missing from claims someone stole her black, waterproof rolling suitcase the same day the Tracy girl disappeared. Twenty-eight-year-old Melissa Huckaby...
  • Church Teacher Says Suitcase ''Stolen'' The Day Sandra Cantu Went Missing

    TRACY - A Sunday school teacher who lives at the mobile home park where 8-year-old Sandra Cantu went missing from claims someone stole her black, waterproof rolling suitcase the same day the Tracy girl disappeared. Twenty-eight-year-old Melissa Huckaby...