Apr 17, 2010

Spared the Gruesome Details

Spared the Gruesome Details

A local mother of a murdered daughter wouldn’t wish a trial on any parent.

Apr 17, 2010

They Spared Dubois Family More "Unthinkable Hell"

They Spared Dubois Family More "Unthinkable Hell"

The parents of Chelsea King faced a painful decision.

Apr 19, 2010

Amber's Mom Grateful for Sacrifice

Amber's Mom Grateful for Sacrifice

It happened so fast -- starting with a secret meeting in a parking lot.

Apr 16, 2010
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By Eric Page

The Day at Court in Pictures

MoshPix: A killer and the families left behind in photos. See Full Gallery

Apr 16, 2010

We Didn't Have the Evidence: DA

We Didn't Have the Evidence: DA

San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis walks through the details behind why her office offered a plea deal to John Gardner for life in prison without parole instead of seeking the death penalty.

Apr 16, 2010

For Amber's Family, Closure

For Amber's Family, Closure

The Escondido teen's family struggled with mixed emotions after her killer pleads guilty.

Apr 17, 2010

Kings Tortured Over Plea Deal

Kings Tortured Over Plea Deal

For Brent King, there was nothing satisfying about John Gardner admitting his guilt.

Apr 16, 2010

Details Revealed During Gardner's Plea

Details Revealed During Gardner's Plea

During the change of plea in the case of Chelsea King and Amber Dubois, John Gardner admits that both girls were killed within an hour or so of meeting him.

Feb 18, 2011

He Killed Both of Them

He Killed Both of Them

John Albert Gardner III admits he murdered Chelsea King and Amber Dubois.

Apr 16, 2010

Shovels, Pick Axes Seized from John Gardner's Home

Shovels, Pick Axes Seized from John Gardner's Home

It's not clear if today's hearing is tied to documents revealing what was taken during a search of Gardner's home.

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