LA County gang member gets death for hate-crime killing of a black man

Associated Press | January 24, 2013

A Los Angeles County gang member has been sentenced to death for the 2006 hate-crime killing of a black man.

City News Service says Judge Michael E. Pastor gave the sentence to 34-year-old Desi Marentes on Thursday, saying the evidence was overwhelming and the death is warranted.

He was convicted in September of first-degree murder for killing Eric Buckley in 2006 in East Valinda about 20 miles east of Los Angeles.

Prosecutors say Marentes shot Buckley 10 times as he walked to a bus stop after work.

The jury also found that the killing was gang related and Buckley was targeted because he was black, and recommended the death penalty.

Marentes said he didn’t want to address the court. His attorney William McKinney said the execution will not benefit society.

Source article: http://www.scpr.org/blogs/news/2013/01/24/12188/la-county-gang-member-gets-death-for-hate-killing/

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