Conviction In Montebello Murder Upheld

By City News Service

The California Supreme Court has upheld a woman’s first-degree murder conviction and death sentence for poisoning her new husband with antifreeze-spiked Gatorade at their Montebello home in an effort to collect $250,000 in life insurance.

The state’s highest court unanimously rejected an automatic appeal filed on behalf of Angelina Rodriguez, who was sentenced a decade ago to death for the Sept. 9, 2000, killing of 41-year-old Jose Francisco Rodriguez.



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