Timeline: Montebello Family Tragedy - NBC Southern California

Coverage of a wife's killing and her sons' kidnappings and the father arrested in a freeway standoff

Timeline: Montebello Family Tragedy

A look at the key events since the Dec. 11, 2014 killing and kidnapping case in Montebello



    Timeline: Montebello Family Tragedy
    Montebello Police Department
    Montebello police released these photos of a family of six that has not been heard from since, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014.

    Dec 11, 2014: Amber Alert for Boys After Body Found in Car
    The California Highway Patrol issues an Amber Alert for four children missing out of Montebello. Full story

    Dec 11, 2014: Body in Trunk ID'd as Missing SoCal Mom
    Remains found in the trunk of a Honda Accord in Montebello are identified as a 39-year-old mother who vanished with her four sons and husband nearly a week earlier. Full story

    Dec 11, 2014: Boys Rescued, Dad Cuffed After Standoff
    Four young brothers who vanished along with their parents are rescued in a dramatic hour-long standoff on a freeway overpass pitting police against the boys' father. Full story

    Dec 12, 2014: Dad Booked for Kids' Kidnap, Wife's Murder
    The man at the center of a dramatic, televised Amber Alert standoff on a Southern California overpass is arrested in connection with kidnapping four of his sons and murder in his wife's slaying. Full story

    Dec 15, 2014: Dad Pleads Not Guilty in Sons' Kidnap, Wife's Murder
    A Southern California father of four pleads not guilty to charges of murder and kidnapping after his wife's body was discovered in the trunk of the family car and an Amber Alert was issued for four of his sons. Full story