SANTA ANA, Calif. – A nephew was convicted yesterday of shooting and murdering his uncle after an argument at a birthday party. Daniel Lee Duvall, 39, Westminster, was found guilty by a jury on Feb. 23, 2017, of one felony count of first degree murder, and a sentencing enhancement for personal discharge of a firearm causing death was found true. Duvall faces a maximum sentence of 80 years to life in state prison. The court will hear a bifurcated trial on Duvall’s prior felony conviction for transportation of a controlled substance and possession of a firearm by a felon for the benefit of a criminal street gang in 2002 at his sentencing on April 14, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. in Department C-38, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana.
Day: February 27, 2017
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was sentenced today to 11 years and four months in state prison today for pimping four women and smashing a car window when one of the victims attempted to escape. Clifford Tyrone Lawrence, 28, San Francisco, pleaded guilty on Feb. 21, 2017, to four felony counts of pimping, one felony count of pandering, and one misdemeanor count of vandalism causing damage of $400 or more.
A 40-year-old man was convicted today of killing his girlfriend and dumping her body in Hacienda Heights six years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.