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  • Sunday School Teacher Indicted in Cantu Murder

    Sunday School Teacher Indicted in Cantu Murder
    TRACY -- A Sunday school teacher has been indicted by a San Joaquin grand jury on charges she kidnapped, raped and killed an 8-year-old girl and drugged two other people. Twenty-eight-year-old Melissa Huckaby broke down in tears as Judge Linda Lofthus...
  • Neighbor pleads guilty in case of slain girl found stuffed in suitcase

     
    A woman on Monday pleaded guilty in the slaying of Sandra Cantu, the 8-year-old kidnapped from her home last year and found dead in a suitcase. A San Joaquin County judge has accepted a guilty plea from Melissa Huckaby. Under......
  • Sunday school teacher Melissa Huckaby gets life without parole in murder of 8-year-old girl

     
    A Sunday school teacher from Northern California accused of murdering an 8-year-old girl whose body was found stuffed into a suitcase was sentenced Monday to life without parole. Melissa Huckaby, 29, pleaded guilty to kidnapping and murdering the child,...
  • Melissa Huckaby Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping, Murder Of Sandra Cantu

    Melissa Huckaby Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping, Murder Of Sandra Cantu
    A San Joaquin County judge has accepted a guilty plea from Sandra Cantu kidnapping and murder suspect Melissa Huckaby. Under a plea agreement reached with the San Joaquin County District Attorney, Huckaby will be sentenced June 12th to a prison term of...
  • Huckaby Pleads Guilty to Murder of 8-year old Sandra Cantu

    Huckaby Pleads Guilty to Murder of 8-year old Sandra Cantu
    STOCKTON -- In a surprise move Melissa Huckaby pleaded guilty Monday to the murder of 8-year-old Sandra Cantu. Huckaby pleaded guilty to murder with a special circumstance of kidnapping. All other charges against her in the case were dropped. San...
  • Timeline: Disappearance, Murder Of Sandra Cantu & Trial Of Melissa Huckaby

    A timeline of events in the kidnapping and murder investigation of Sandra Cantu and the criminal case of Melissa Huckaby. March 27, 2009: Sandra Cantu, an 8-year-old girl from Tracy, California, reported missing by family members after she fails to...
  • Tracy Community Reacts To Melissa Huckaby's Guilty Plea In Sandra Cantu Murder Case

    Tracy Community Reacts To Melissa Huckaby's Guilty Plea In Sandra Cantu Murder Case
    Word of Melissa Huckaby's plea bargain spread quickly through Tracy on Monday, with few people holding back their anger and contempt for Sandra Cantu's killer. "She really should rot in jail. She deserves it," said Tracy resident Beaver Davis. Residents...
  • Gag Order Still In Place in Melissa Huckaby Case

    Gag Order Still In Place in Melissa Huckaby Case
    Scribbled in the margins of the clerk's minutes from Monday's surprise Melissa Huckaby plea deal is this phrase, "DA request to lift gag order, defense council joins, court denies request at this time." It has been months since San Joaquin County court...
  • Media Outlets Seek To Lift Gag Order In Huckaby Criminal Case

    Media Outlets Seek To Lift Gag Order In Huckaby Criminal Case
    Three media outlets, including the Stockton Record newspaper, are attempting to persuade a judge to drop a gag order currently preventing details from the Melissa Huckaby case from being released. On Monday, Huckaby plead guilty to kidnapping and...
  • Cantu Family Seeks To Keep Gag Order

    Cantu Family Seeks To Keep Gag Order
    The family of 8-year-old Sandra Cantu opposes lifting the gag order in the case. The family's lawyer says in a motion filed Thursday that the release of murder details would be "not only morally reprehensible but unconstitutional." The motion also...
  • Gag Order In Melissa Huckaby Case Could Be Lifted Monday

    Gag Order In Melissa Huckaby Case Could Be Lifted Monday
    A San Joaquin County Court Judge will decide on Monday whether to lift the gag order in the Sandra Cantu murder case . The release of sensitive court documents and autopsy photos of the 8 year old girl, will also be up for consideration. In a letter to...