MAN SENTENCED 16 YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON FOR STABBING-MURDER OF VICTIM HE MET ON CRAIGSLIST

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was sentenced 16 years to life in state prison today for the stabbing-murder of a man he met on Craigslist.

Defendant

Charges

Sentence

Adam Anthony Ingala-Whiting, 25, Oceanside

Found guilty by a jury on March 21, 2018, of:

  • One felony count of second degree murder

Sentencing Enhancement

  • Personal use of a knife

16 years to life in state prison

Circumstances of the Case

  • In the early morning hours of April 29, 2014, Ingala-Whiting responded to a Craigslist advertisement posted by the victim soliciting a sexual encounter.
  • The defendant met 47-year-old Francesco Bonomolo at his home in Mission Viejo.
  • Ingala-Whiting murdered Bonomolo by stabbing him multiple times while in the victim’s home.
  • On May 4, 2014, an acquaintance went to Bonomolo’s home and discovered the victim’s body.
  • The Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigated this case and arrested Ingala-Whiting in San Diego County on May 12, 2014.

Prosecutor: Senior Deputy District Attorney Troy Pino, Homicide Unit

Orange County District Attorney / Case # 14HF1464 / June 15, 2018

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Share this Post

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on google
Google+
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
Scroll to Top