Hello all! Here are trials & sentencings happening for the week of Monday, January 6th thru Friday, January 10th: Monday, January 6th: *Sentencing Hearing (@ 9am PT) – CA – Omar Medina (38) (Sept. 30, 2017, Chula Vista Marina; reported missing Oct. 2, 2017, found Oct. 12, 2017 in 55 gal. drum in San Diego Bay) – for *Timothy John Cook (52) arrested (12/13/17) & charged (1/5/18) with 1st degree murder. Plead not guilty. No bond. Faces up to 87 years to life. Trial started on 10/22/19. Jury of 10 men, two women plus five alternate jurors. 12/5/19: Found guilty of 2nd degree murder. Sentencing on 1/6/20. Faces a prison term of 15 years to life in prison. *Derrick Jefferson Spurgeon (38) – 12/5/19: Jurors deadlocked on verdict (10-2) Status hearing was on 12/19/19. No update as of 1/2/20. *Bench Trial set to begin for both (@ am ET) – MI – Ashley Regina-Maria Young (31) (last seen Nov. 29, 2018, Oshtemo Township, Kalamazoo County, found Dec. 2, 2018) – *Barbara Louise Chance (63) & *James Howard Chance (76) (Jared’s parents) charged (12/10/18), arrested (12/11/18) & arraigned (12/12/18) with accessory after the fact of a felony & perjury. Both plead not guilty. $25K bond. (released on 12/12/18). Bound over from Kent County to Grand Rapids Circuit Court. Bench trial set for 10/14/19, moved to 1/6/20. *Jared James Chance (29) – Trial was 9/9/19 & found guilty. Sentenced to 100 to 200 years. *Trial set to begin (@ 9am CT) – TX – Antonio & Dawn Armstrong (both 42) (July 29, 2016, Houston) – Antonio “A.J.” Armstrong, Jr. (18/16 @ time of crime) arrested (7/29/16), charged (8/1/16) & arraigned (7/26/17) with capital murder. Plead not guilty. $200K bond. Out on bond. First Trial on 4/26/19 ended in a mistrial (8:guilty/4:not guilty). Re-trial set to begin on 1/6/20. *Trial set to begin (@ 9am ET) - FL - Tahirih "Tara" Lua D'Angelo (39) (Mar. 20, 2017, Riverview) - *Joshua Leon Carmona (18) (son) indicted (3/21/17) on 1st degree murder. Plead not guilty. Held without bond. Trial set to begin on 1/6 thru 1/10/20. *Trial set to begin (@ 1:30pm ET) - PA - Bryce Kenneth Tompkins (45) (last seen alive Oct. 31, 1988, reported missing Nov. 26, 1988, New Castle; Dec. 26, 1988 found in Hickory Township in the Neshannock Creek in Lawrence County) - *Regis Andrew Brown (59) arrested, charged (Oct. 18, 2018) & arraigned (5/28/19) with criminal homicide, 2 counts of aggravated assault & intimidation of a witness. Plead not guilty. Held without bond. During an interview with officials this year, Brown confessed to Tompkins’ murder, saying Tompkins had witnessed one of the burglaries. Plead guilty (Mar. 2018) & sentenced (Oct. 2018) & is serving a life sentence (w/o parole) for the 1st degree murder & 3rd murder in the deaths of his wife, Michelle Brown (53) & his step daughter Tammy Greenawalt (35) in Erie County. Strong suspect in eight homicides in northwestern Pennsylvania dating from 1986 to 2016. Trial was set to begin on 12/9/19 moved to 1/6/20. 10/10/19: Motion for Funds. Motion Granted; Cost Of Services Approved By The Court Shall Not Exceed $2,500.00). Trial continued to 11/4. 11/19/19 Update: Defense motion for trial continuance-granted. Trial on 11/4/19 moved to 12/9/19. 12/9/19 Update: Defense motion for trial continuance-granted. Trial on 12/9/19 moved to 1/6/20. *Trial set to begin for both (@ 8:30m ET) – OH – Dylan Groves (2 to 4 mos.) (Found in bottom of 30’ well, Otway, recovered June, 12, 2019; believed to have died in March, 2019) – *Daniel A. Groves (41) arrested (6/10/19), charged (5/20/19), indicted (6/11/19) & arraigned (6/12/19) with aggravated murder, murder, 1st degree kidnapping/abduction, 3rd degree endangering children, 3rd degree tampering with evidence, 4th degree interference with custody, 5th degree gross abuse of a corpse, 4 counts of 2nd degree felonious assault, 4 counts of 4th degree receiving stolen property, & 2 counts of 5th degree receiving stolen property. Plead not guilty. No bond. *Jessica Groves (40) arrested (6/10/19), charged (5/20/19), indicted & arraigned (6/12/19) with aggravated murder, murder, 1st degree kidnapping/abduction, 3rd degree endangering children, 3rd degree tampering with evidence,4th degree interference with custody, 5th degree gross abuse of a corpse, 4 counts of 2nd degree felonious assault, 5 counts of 4th degree receiving stolen property & 1 count of 5th degree receiving stolen property. Plead not guilty (changed plea (9/24/19) from not guilty by reason of insanity). $110K bond. Trial set to begin on 1/6/20. Jury selection starts on 1/6/20 & trial is scheduled for 5 days. *Trial set to begin (@ 9:30am) – FL – Kameela Russell (41) (May 15, 2019, last see in driveway of Aunt’s house, found 5/25/19 in Snake Creek canal) - *Ernest Joseph Roberts (39) arrested (6/14/19), charged (6/13/19), indicted (7/17/19) & arraigned (7/18/19) with 1st degree murder. Plead not guilty. No bond. DP Case. Trial was set to begin on 10/15/19-continued to 1/6/20.