Ortega sentenced for 32 years in Richmond High rape case

Manuel Ortega

The first of six defendants in the Richmond High gang rape of 2009 was sentenced in Contra Costa County Superior Court in Martinez today to 32 years in prison. The sentencing was a formality after Manuel Ortega, 22, plead guilty last month to counts of rape, rape by a foreign object, forced oral copulation resulting…

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The witness list

Richmond Confidential has compiled a comprehensive list of witnesses—and their key testimony—who’ve taken the stand in the preliminary hearing into the 2009 rape at Richmond High School.

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