Death penalty sentence imposed on rapist and murderer Larry David Davis
In 1988, the defendant sexually assaulted a 27-year-old female at night in the Oxnard/Port Hueneme area. She escaped and called police, but the defendant got away before police arrived. A short time later, Davis saw Dawn Holman, 20, in front of a grocery store in Oxnard.
Tried and convicted of murder twice, George Zack sentenced to 25 years-to-life
In January of 1982, the badly beaten body of Theresa Felton was discovered in her car adjacent to her residence at the Dakota Apartments in Ventura. George Zack, a former boyfriend, became a prime suspect when investigators were able to match a bloody heel print from the scene of the crime with boots Zack had owned.
A mother-in-law’s murder for hire scheme results in death penalty for all three participants
On December 21, 1958, Elizabeth “Ma” Duncan hired Lewis Estrada Moya and Augustine Baldonado to murder her daughter-in-law, Olga Duncan. Moya and Baldonado kidnapped and buried her alive in a shallow grave along Highway 150 in Ventura County.