Months before an indictment was unsealed, a top prosecutor in the Nevada attorney general’s office recommended not filing criminal charges in a prison killing.
After 33 years on Nevada’s death row, Paul Browning was released Wednesday morning from Ely State Prison.
Elinor Indico was convicted by a jury of fatally stabbing her brother’s wife, 26-year-old Ashley Indico, who was nine months pregnant, in October 2013. On Tuesday, a judge ordered her to serve life in prison, with eligibility for parole after 25 years.
Javier Righetti was convicted of first-degree murder Thursday in the 2011 stabbing death of a 15-year-old Las Vegas girl, and prosecutors plan to seek capital punishment.
A friend testified Friday that Javier Righetti called him repeatedly after killing 15-year-old Alyssa Otremba, then asked the friend to take him back to the girl’s body.
Lawyers for Javier Righetti say he suffers from an intellectual disability and should not face the death penalty for the rape and killing of a 15-year-old Arbor View High School freshman.