A homicide prosecutor has told an Orange County jury he’ll show a particular circumstances murder situation against a new Lake Forest man accused of having intercourse along with his victim one 2009 evening and coming back the evening that is following rob and destroy him.
Senior Deputy District Attorney Matt Murphy claims police that is solid shows Matthew Thomas Dragna (along with his enthusiast, Jacob Anthony Quintanilla) murdered Damon Nicholson, a well known Laguna Beach resort banquet supervisor, after which experimented with offer the target’s property with other hoodlums.
Murphy said in Wednesday’s opening declaration it does not matter which defendant swung the baseball bat that smashed the rear of Nicholson’s skull in October 2009 because Dragna and Quintanilla, whom faces a separate test at a subsequent date, are both legitimately accountable.
But Frank Bittar, Dragna’s veteran attorney from the Orange County Public Defender’s workplace, told jurors that Laguna Beach Police Department detectives jumped to erroneous conclusions after their uneducated, inarticulate client, then a 19-year-old senior school dropout, over and over over repeatedly lied during initial interviews. Leer más Acerca dePost Gay Threesome Laguna Beach Murder Test Gets Underway …