SAN JOSE (KRON) — The man who was found guilty of killing of Sierra LaMar is expected to be sentenced Tuesday.
The jury convicted Antolin Garcia-Torres, 26, of first-degree murder in May after 8 hours of deliberation. He was also found guilty of the attempted kidnappings of three women in 2009.
LaMar, 15, disappeared on her way to school back on Mar. 2012 in Morgan Hill.
The jury unanimously decided to sentence Garcia-Torres to life without parole, sparing his life.
KRON4’s Rob Fladeboe is at the courthouse with updates:
- Defense: Sierra LaMar’s killer was exposed to harmful pesticides
- Antolin Garcia-Torres’ mother gives tearful testimony
- Timeline: Disappearance of Sierra LaMar
- Antolin Garcia-Torres’ family stays silent after guilty verdict
- Safeway parking lot kidnapping attempt victim testifies in Sierra LaMar trial
- Defense: LaMar ‘angry’ about move; would go back to Fremont to ‘party’
- Sierra LaMar Trial: witnesses testify about ‘runaway note’