A local mother of a murdered daughter wouldn’t wish a trial on any parent.
The parents of Chelsea King faced a painful decision.
It happened so fast -- starting with a secret meeting in a parking lot.
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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.
The Escondido teen's family struggled with mixed emotions after her killer pleads guilty.
For Brent King, there was nothing satisfying about John Gardner admitting his guilt.
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.
John Albert Gardner III admits he murdered Chelsea King and Amber Dubois.
It's not clear if today's hearing is tied to documents revealing what was taken during a search of Gardner's home.