Tag Archives: Judge John Kennedy

Judge affirms jury’s death penalty decision in 2009 toll plaza double murder

On Friday, Nathanial Burris was sentenced in Contra Costa Superior Court in Martinez to the death penalty for the August, 2009, double murder of his ex-girlfriend Deborah Ann Ross and her friend Ersie “Chuckie” Everette...

Last day on the stand for defendant in 2009 double homicide trial

From the beginning of questioning Monday in Contra Costa Superior Court it became clear that Nathan Burris, who is defending himself against charges he shot and killed two people at the Richmond San Rafael Bridge...

Opening day in capital murder case

Trial began Wednesday in Contra Costa Superior Court in Martinez for a 2009 double homicide at the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. Nathaniel Burris is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend Deborah Ann Ross, and Ross’s friend Ersie...