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Nov 25, 2009 5:31 PM by Kristen Oato

Guilty verdict in murder trial of former Lompoc police officer

A San Mateo County jury has reached a verdict in the trial of a man accused of killing former Lompoc police officer, Richard May. The jury found Alberto Alvarez guilty of first degree murder with the special circumstance of killing a peace officer, meaning he will face the death penalty.

May was shot to death in 2006 when he was working as a police officer in Palo Alto.


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