TDoR 1998 / 1997 / December / 04 / Yamile Lee

Yamile Lee

4 Dec 1997
San Diego, California (USA)

TDoR list ref: Dec 1997/Yamile (Jorge) Lee

Yamile Lee
Yamile Lee [photo:]

Yamile was stabbed to death with a large butcher knife. In December 2007 Luis Garces was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to 28 years to life in prison.

After retrial, a jury convicted Luis Manuel Garces of first degree murder (Pen. Code, § 187, subd. (a); count 1) and assault with a deadly weapon (§ 245, subd. (a)(1); count 2). The jury also found Garces had used a deadly weapon, a knife, during the murder (§ 12022, subd. (b)) and assault (§ 1192.7, subd. (c)(23)), and he had caused great bodily injury during the assault (§ 12022.7, subd. (a)). After denying a motion for new trial, the trial court sentenced Garces to a total prison term of 28 years to life and, among other things, imposed a $10,000 restitution fine under section 1202.4, subdivision (b).

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