Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Steven Dean Gordon Franc Cano Anaheim Serial Killer Case

Steven Dean Gordon Franc Cano Anaheim Serial Killer Case --- ===

5 killed 2 suspects charged with murder October 1, 2013 Steven Dean Gordon Franc Cano Anaheim Serial Killer Case Steve Gordon and Franc Cano  are accused raping and killing four women while wearing GPS bracelets from Oct. 13 2013-March 2014.  Victims were Kianna Jackson, Josephine Vargas, Martha Anaya and Jarrae Estepp. Police later say data retrieved from Gordon's and Cano's GPS bracelets placed them at the last known locations of the four women and that the men killed a fifth, unidentified woman.– three women known to work prostitution hubs in Santa Ana. The investigation accelerated with the discovery of 21-year-old Jarrae Estepp’s body at an Anaheim recycling facility in 2014.  Investigators say Gordon and Cano picked up the women, raped them, killed them and left their bodies in trash bins in Anaheim CA

tags:

  • california
  • gps bracelet
  • prostitute victim
  • own lawer
  • serial killer
  • sex offender

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*Timeline 

Timeline of suspects in alleged serial killings

1993: Steve Gordon is released from prison following a 15-month sentence after pleading guilty to molesting his nephew.

Oct. 2009: Franc Cano is released from prison after serving 16 months; in 2007, he pleaded guilty to molesting his 9-year-old niece.

February 2010: Gordon is released from prison after serving eight years for kidnapping his wife and daughter and taking them to Nevada.

Oct. 22, 2010: Steve Gordon and Franc Cano are captured after cutting off their GPS bracelets and fleeing the state.

May 8, 2012: For a second time, Gordon and Franc Cano are captured after cutting off their GPS bracelets and fleeing the state.

Oct. 13-March 2014: Gordon and Cano, prosecutors say, raped and killed four women while wearing GPS bracelets.

April 11, 2014: Anaheim police arrest Gordon and Cano on suspicion of slaying Kianna Jackson, Josephine Vargas, Martha Anaya and Jarrae Estepp. Police later say data retrieved from Gordon's and Cano's GPS bracelets placed them at the last known locations of the four women and that the men killed a fifth, unidentified woman.

Oct. 2, 2014: Gordon and Cano are indicted on four felony counts of special circumstances of murder in the commission of rape, kidnapping, lying in wait and multiple murders, as well as four felony counts of forcible rape. They plead not guilty.

Accused Orange County Serial Killers Indicted in Killings of Four Women KTLA  OCTOBER 2, 2014, BY KENNEDY RYAN Steven Dean Gordon, 45, and Franc Cano, 27, were arrested on April 11, 2014 on suspicion of killing four women.
A grand jury in Santa Ana on Thursday indicted two registered sex offenders on four counts of special-circumstance murder in the deaths of four women.

Steven Dean Gordon, 45, and Franc Cano, 28, both of Anaheim, were each charged with four felony counts of special circumstances murder during the commission of rape, kidnapping, lying in wait, and multiple murders, according to a news release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.

They were also each charged with four felony counts of forcible rape, the release stated.

Nov. 5, 2014: The California Office of the Inspector General releases a report on sex-offender management in response to the case. Among other findings, the agency says that nearly two-thirds of parole agents who monitor sex offenders juggle caseloads exceeding internal policies. Corrections officials say they are hiring additional agents to help reduce excessive caseloads.

Oct. 3, 2015: Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill introduced by state Sen. Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would have cracked down on violent sex offenders who cut off or disabled their GPS bracelets.

Aug. 29: Superior Court Judge Patrick H. Donahue agrees to allow Gordon to defend himself against special-circumstances 

December 15, 2016  Found guilty of murder   Accused Serial Killer Convicted of Killing 4 Women in Orange County ... KTLA  Accused as a serial killer and facing the possibility of the death penalty, Steven Dean Gordon fired his public defender and insisted on ... little effort to defend himself at trial in Orange County Superior Court, however. Instead, he raged against his codefendant and railed against the parole and probation departments once charged with monitoring him as a sex offender, scolding agents for not watching him more closely. It took jurors about an hour Thursday to find him guilty of murdering four women who were working the prostitution corridors of Anaheim and Santa Ana in late 2013 and early 2014.


Dec 21, 2016 Jurors recommend death sentence 

Death penalty recommended for Calif. sex offender who kidnapped and murdered four women in six-month span New York Daily News Thursday, December 22, 2016, SANTA ANA, Calif. — Jurors on Wednesday recommended a death sentence for a California sex offender who abducted and killed four women over six months while wearing an electronic monitoring device. A judge.. decide.. face capital punishment for his crimes Jurors on Wednesday recommended a death sentence for a California sex offender who abducted and killed four women over six month

Jury votes for death penalty for parolee who killed four women in ...
www.latimes.com/local/.../la-me-gordon-sentencing-20161221-story.htm...
 An Orange County jury decides that serial killer Steven Dean Gordon should be executed for the abduction and murder of four women. Representing himself at his trial in Santa Ana, Steven Dean Gordon did not dispute his responsibility for the deaths of the women, who had been working as prostitutes in Anaheim and Santa Ana in late 2013 and early 2014. Nor in his closing argument to jurors Tuesday did Gordon, 47, disagree with a prosecutor's argument that he ought to be executed for his crimes. "If you kill four people like this in cold blood, you deserve to die — I believe that," Gordon told jurors. "My actions were evil and horrible, and you're gonna get your justice very shortly."

Steven Dean Gordon, sex offender who killed 4 women ... - CBS News
www.cbsnews.com/.../steven-dean-gordon-death-penalty-recommendatio...
Steven Dean Gordon, 47, should face capital punishment for his crimes, an Orange County jury said. A judge will make the final decision.


*Timeline


Grand jury transcripts: Prosecutors say gruesome text messages ...
www.ocregister.com/articles/gordon-643341-cano-jackson.html
Nov 24, 2014 - Steven Dean Gordon, 45, of Anaheim, in custody, appears for his arraignment in superior court in Santa Ana Friday morning. He and Franc ...

Steven Dean Gordon case: Trial opens for accused serial killer who ...
www.cbsnews.com/.../steven-dean-gordon-trial-opens-for-accused-serial-...
Nov 16, 2016 - Steven Dean Gordon, accused of raping and killing four women with another registered sex offender, is representing himself.

Trial begins for 1 of 2 sex offenders accused in the rapes, killings of 4 ...
www.ocregister.com/articles/women-735594-killing-anaheim.html
Nov 16, 2016 - Trial begins Wednesday for the first of two Anaheim men accused of kidnapping, raping and killing four women. Steven Dean Gordon, along ... first of two men accused of kidnapping, raping and killing four women beginning in 2013. And, he said, the Anaheim police were able to hunt them down in part because the suspects committed their crimes while wearing GPS bracelets. disappearances over several months in 2013 of Kianna Jackson, 20; Josephine Vargas, 34; and Martha Anaya, 28 – three women known to work prostitution hubs in Santa Ana. The investigation accelerated with the discovery of 21-year-old Jarrae Estepp’s body at an Anaheim recycling facility in 2014.  Investigators say Gordon and Cano picked up the women, raped them, killed them and left their bodies in trash bins in Anaheim.