|For Immediate Release
Case # C-42861
January 8, 2010
|Susan Kang Schroeder
Public Affairs Counsel
WHO: Rodney James Alcala, 66
WHAT: Opening statements will begin in the jury trial of Alcala. The defendant has been twice-convicted for the murder of 12-year-old Robin Samsoe in Orange County. The two convictions were overturned by appeals courts. The defendant now faces a joint prosecution by the Orange County and Los Angeles District Attorney’s Offices for the murder of Samsoe and four Los Angeles County women, Jill Parenteau, Charlotte Lamb, Georgia Wixted, and Jill Barcomb.
WHEN: Monday, Jan. 11, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Department C-45, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana