Motel owner talks about slain Newman police officer

Jig Patel, owner of the Hamlet Motel in Newman, talks about slain police officer Ronil Singh, who was killed on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.
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Jig Patel, owner of the Hamlet Motel in Newman, talks about slain police officer Ronil Singh, who was killed on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018.

Garth Stapley is The Modesto Bee’s Opinions page editor. Before this assignment, he worked 25 years as a Bee reporter, covering local government agencies and the high-profile murder case of Scott and Laci Peterson.