Orange County District Attorney
Tony Rackauckas, District Attorney
401 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana, CA 92701
|For Immediate Release|
December 6, 2006
WHO: Edwin Dean Richardson, 70, of Pickway Correctional Institution Orient, Ohio
WHAT: To be sentenced for the 1972 murder of Marla Hires, a 23-year-old wife and mother. Richardson was linked to the crime through DNA evidence.
WHEN: Today, December 6, 2006 at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Department C-50, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana.
* For a copy of the press release on the case against Mr. Richardson, please visit our website at www.orangecountyda.com and select “Press Releases/Media Advisories”. The release was issued December 1, 2006 and is titled “Man Linked by DNA Convinced of 1972 Cold Case Murder of a Stanton Wife and Mother.”