TEEN MAY BE TRIED AS ADULT IN SLAYING.Byline: Cecilia Chan Staff Writer
The District Attorney's Office will seek to prosecute To follow through; to commence and continue an action or judicial proceeding to its ultimate conclusion. To proceed against a defendant by charging that person with a crime and bringing him or her to trial. a 14-year-old gang suspect as an adult in the beating death of an 18-year-old Ventura man, for which six other suspects are also facing murder charges.
Arraignments were postponed Thursday until Nov. 18 for the six adult suspects in the slaying of William Scott William Scott may refer to:
``We've filed a petition for a fitness hearing (for the 14-year-old) so we can try him in adult court,'' Fox said, adding that the fitness hearing will be scheduled during the boy's arraignment.
In addition to the juvenile, Fox said, prosecutors plan to file murder charges against Frank Olvera, 33; Rosana Olvera, 36; Terry Schell, 22; Chris Gonzales, 22; Mario Jaquez, 19; and Dagoberta Davila, 23. All of the suspects have gang ties, officials said.
David Silva David Josué Silva (born January 8, 1986 in Arguineguin, Spain), is a footballer who plays as a midfielder for Valencia CF and the Spanish national football team, he is of Portuguese origin. , 24, was arrested in Zara's death but will not be charged, Fox said.
Police found Zara lying in the courtyard For alternative meanings of the word "court", see: Court (disambiguation).
A court or courtyard is an enclosed area, often a space enclosed by a building that is open to the sky. of his apartment in the 300 block of East Warner Street with severe head injuries on Sept. 25. He died the next day of the injuries, authorities said.
Police said the suspects attacked Zara and six of his neighbors in a mistaken assumption that the victims had called police to complain about a loud party. Zara's neighbors were not seriously injured The casualty status of a person whose injury may or may not require hospitalization; medical authority does not classify as very seriously injured, seriously injured, or incapacitating illness or injury; and the person can communicate with the next of kin. Also called NSI. See also casualty status. , and police were not sure why he was targeted.
Zara was beaten with a baseball bat he used to defend himself, officers said.
The suspects also beat him with a shovel, fists and feet, and stabbed him, police said.