CORRECTION: Penalty phase begins Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 9:30 a.m.
Case # 09ZF0079
Date: May 23, 2018
WHO: Andrew Urdiales, 53
WHAT: Urdiales was found guilty by a jury of five felony counts of first degree murder with special circumstances sentencing enhancements for committing multiple murders and the personal use of a firearm in three murders. The defendant murdered five Southern California women between 1986 and 1995. The OCDA is pursuing the death penalty and prosecuting a consolidated case on behalf of the Orange, Riverside, and San Diego County victims. The penalty phase will begin Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at 9:30 a.m.
Senior Deputy District Attorneys Matt Murphy and Eric Scarbrough of the Homicide Unit are prosecuting this case.
WHEN: Today, May 23, 2018
WHERE: Department C-35, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana