Eric Fagan, Cathy Paternoster and Carl Fuerst

Authorities believe Eric Fagan shot and killed Cathy Paternoster and wounded Carl Fuerst outside their Spring Valley Lake home in 1989. They say Fagan committed the murder to enable his girlfriend, Paternoster's mother, to get custody of the victim's daughter.

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Authorities believe Eric Fagan (left) shot and killed Cathy Paternoster and wounded Carl Fuerst outside their Spring Valley Lake home in 1989.
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They say Fagan committed the murder to enable his girlfriend, Paternoster's mother, to get custody of the victim's daughter.
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Carl Fuerst and Cathy Paternoster
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Victorville Valley Press
Fuerst shortly after he was shot.
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Cathy Paternoster
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Fagan's law office Web site, said he focuses on "handling cases where consumers had been treated badly by commercial entities."
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