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Two get life terms for 2009 Oak Park pot robbery murder

08/01/2014 11:18 AM

08/01/2014 12:20 PM

Two men were sentenced today to life terms in prison without parole for a residential robbery murder they committed five years ago in Oak Park.

Elias Nicholas Garcia and Roman Lewis Hooker, both 27, received the terms from Sacramento Superior Court Judge Helena R. Gweon for the Nov. 12, 2009, shooting death of Donald Kirby, 47, in his V Street apartment.

Kirby was shot and killed at his front door during what authorities described as a pot robbery. Garcia, the gunman in the killing, is a former baseball player for American River College.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof
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Cathy Locke
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Andy Furillo
Superior Court
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Denny Walsh
Federal Court
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