LA County DA Drops Bid for Death Sentence for Mother, Boyfriend in 10-Year-Old Boy's Torture and Killing
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has dropped its bid for the death penalty against a Lancaster woman and her boyfriend, who are charged with murder and torture in connection with her 10- year-old son’s death, a prosecutor told a judge Thursday.
Relatives of a 10-year-old Lancaster boy who died after allegedly being subjected to extensive torture by his mother and her boyfriend lost a round in court today when a judge ruled they cannot seek punitive damages against a Pasadena agency that provided mental health services to the child. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michelle Williams Court granted a motion to...
The mother of Anthony Avalos, along with her boyfriend, were indicted on capital murder charges in the boy’s torture death. Patrick Healy reports for NBC4 News Oct. 31, 2018.