RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Scott Evans Dekraai

A collection of news and information related to Scott Evans Dekraai published by this site and its partners.

Top Scott Evans Dekraai Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • Long delays in accused killer's prosecution frustrate victim's family

    Long delays in accused killer's prosecution frustrate victim's family
    Steve Herr keeps a list in a notebook of every court hearing that's been held for the man accused of killing his son. So far — four years, three months and 17 days after Sam Herr's death — court has been brought to order 41 times in the...
  • Murder and dismemberment case's delays frustrate slain man's family

    Murder and dismemberment case's delays frustrate slain man's family
    In a notebook, Steve Herr keeps a list of every court hearing for the man accused of murdering his son. As of Aug. 29 — four years, three months and eight days after Sam Herr's death — there have been 40 in the case against Daniel Patrick...
  • Seal Beach killer will face death penalty despite prosecutor 'misconduct'

    Seal Beach killer will face death penalty despite prosecutor 'misconduct'
    An Orange County judge has ruled that prosecutors had engaged in misconduct in the case of a man who killed eight people at a Seal Beach salon but declined to dismiss the death penalty against him or to bar the district attorney’s office from trying...
  • Murder case may drag on for months

    A 4-year-old Costa Mesa murder case could be on hold for months longer now that the defense has lobbed allegations of misconduct including the misuse of jailhouse informants and asked for more time to make its case. Orange County Superior Court Judge...
  • Scott Dekraai expected to plead guilty in Seal Beach salon shooting

    Scott Dekraai expected to plead guilty in Seal Beach salon shooting
    Scott Dekraai, the man accused of killing eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon in 2011, intends to plead guilty to eight counts of special circumstances murder and one count of attempted murder, his lawyer told the court Monday. The plea does not...
  • Seal Beach hair salon massacre suspect to plead guilty to 8 slayings

    Seal Beach hair salon massacre suspect to plead guilty to 8 slayings
    The man accused of gunning down eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon in 2011 will plead guilty to eight counts of special circumstances murder and one count of attempted murder, his lawyer said Monday. Scott Dekraai, who, according to prosecutors,...
  • Seal Beach mass shooting suspect Scott Dekraai now a convicted killer

    Seal Beach mass shooting suspect Scott Dekraai now a convicted killer
    On an October morning, Scott Dekraai strapped on a bulletproof vest, armed himself with three semiautomatic handguns and stalked into the tiny hair salon where his ex-wife worked, shooting as he walked from station to station. When he was done, he...
  • Seal Beach salon shooting case to be heard by two different juries

    Seal Beach salon shooting case to be heard by two different juries
    The trial for the man charged with killing eight people in a Seal Beach salon will split into two separate phases, with two different sets of jurors asked to decide the ultimate fate of the accused mass murderer, a judge ruled Monday. The first phase,...
  • 'A place for contemplation and peace'

     'A place for contemplation and peace'
    Orange County officials this week unveiled the winning design for a monument to crime victims planned for Mason Regional Park in Irvine. On Saturday morning, dozens of victims or families of victims affected by violent or sexual crimes gathered at the...
  • Seal Beach shooting case casts spotlight on jailhouse informants

    Seal Beach shooting case casts spotlight on jailhouse informants
    A legal fight over the use of jailhouse informants has thrown the emotionally charged trial of the man accused of committing the deadliest shooting in Orange County history into jeopardy and will probably have repercussions in other high-profile cases....
  • D.A. won't use jailhouse recordings in Seal Beach mass-murder case

    D.A. won't use jailhouse recordings in Seal Beach mass-murder case
    Orange County prosecutors have ended their quest to use recorded conversations between the alleged Seal Beach mass killer and a jailhouse informant, which they had hoped could put the man on death row. Senior Deputy Dist. Atty. Howard Gundy told the...
  • O.C. prosecutors drop bid to use recordings of accused killer

    O.C. prosecutors drop bid to use recordings of accused killer
    Orange County prosecutors have ended their quest to use recorded conversations between the suspect in the Seal Beach mass killing and a jailhouse informant, which they had hoped could put the man on death row. Senior Deputy Dist. Atty. Howard Gundy told...