Costa Mesa Man Sentenced to 40 Years to Life for Fatal Shooting of 6-Year-Old Aiden Leos on 55 Freeway

Costa Mesa, California – Marcus Anthony Eriz, a Costa Mesa resident, was sentenced to 40 years to life today for the fatal shooting of 6-year-old Aiden Leos during a road rage incident on the 55 Freeway. Eriz received the sentence from an Orange County judge on Friday following a jury’s conviction in January on charges of second-degree murder, shooting into an occupied vehicle, and firearm-related enhancements. During the sentencing hearing, Eriz expressed remorse for his …

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southern california man sentenced to 40 years for road rage killing of 6-year-old

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – A tragic road-rage incident in Southern California led to the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy on his way to kindergarten. Marcus Anthony Eriz, 27, of Costa Mesa, was sentenced on Friday to 40 years to life in prison for the second-degree murder of Aiden Leos on May 21, 2021. Eriz was convicted by a jury earlier in January for not only second-degree murder but also shooting into an occupied vehicle. …

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Man Sentenced to 40 Years to Life for Road-Rage Shooting Death of 6-Year-Old Boy

Santa Ana, California – Marcus Anthony Eriz, a resident of Costa Mesa, has been sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for his involvement in a road-rage shooting incident that resulted in the tragic death of 6-year-old Aiden Leos on an Orange County freeway. The sentencing took place on Friday after Eriz was convicted of second-degree murder and firing at an occupied vehicle in January. The shooting occurred on May 21, 2021, claiming the …

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Costa Mesa Man Sentenced to 40 Years to Life for Fatal Shooting of 6-Year-Old in SoCal Freeway Rage Incident

Santa Ana, California – In a tragic case of road rage, a 26-year-old Costa Mesa man has been sentenced to 40 years to life for the shooting death of 6-year-old Aiden Leos on a Southern California freeway. The sentencing, delivered by an Orange County judge, marks the culmination of a heartbreaking ordeal for the victim’s family and the community at large. During the emotional sentencing hearing, the convicted man expressed remorse, acknowledging the pain he …

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Heartbreaking Tragedy Unfolds in Chattanooga: 6-Year-Old Child Killed in Apparent Murder-Suicide

Chattanooga, Tennessee – A tragic incident unfolded earlier this month in Chattanooga, where a 6-year-old child lost their life in an apparent murder-suicide. The child was identified as the offspring of the suspected shooter and the woman who was reportedly killed in the incident, according to authorities. The suspected shooter was identified as 29-year-old Christian Gil, who allegedly shot and killed 25-year-old Jessica Smith, along with their daughter, at their residence on North Moore Road. …

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Mother Sentenced to 10 Years for Concealing Death of 6-Year-Old Son in Woods

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A mother has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for concealing the death of her 6-year-old son, William Hamilton, over two decades ago in DeKalb County, Georgia. The boy’s remains were found six months after his death, but his identity remained unknown until a break in the case in 2022. Teresa Black, the mother, was found not guilty of felony murder, cruelty to children, and aggravated assault charges. However, she …

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Dallas 6-Year-Old Fatally Shot at Home While Mother Was Planning Funeral for Brother

DALLAS, Texas – A tragic incident occurred in a Dallas home when a 6-year-old girl was fatally shot with an unattended gun while her mother was at a mortuary planning the funeral for her 14-year-old brother. The girl, identified as Ah’Laynah Modica-Ross, was rushed to the hospital in critical condition but sadly succumbed to her injuries. The Dallas Police Department revealed that the girl was at home with two adults and two other children at …

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Hate Crime Landlord Due in Court for Murder of 6-year-old – Vigil Planned

JOLIET, Ill. – A landlord from unincorporated Plainfield, Joseph Czuba, is scheduled to appear in court for the alleged stabbing death of a six-year-old boy. Relatives of the child have organized a vigil to honor him before the court proceedings. Czuba is facing charges of first-degree murder and two counts of hate crime. He pleaded not guilty during his last court appearance. The charges stem from the fatal stabbing of the six-year-old, Wadee Al-Fayoume, and …

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