No. C072981.

233 Cal.App.4th 871 (2015)

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. STEVEN ANDREW ZINDA, Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, Third District.

January 27, 2015.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Charles M. Bonneau , under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.

Kamala D. Harris , Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette and Michael P. Farrell , Assistant Attorneys General, Catherine Chatman and Larenda R. Delaini , Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.



Defendant Steven Andrew Zinda chased David Valdez into a field and murdered him with an axe. Tragically, a poor decision placed Valdez in the wrong place at the wrong time. After drinking with some friends at a house in Rio...

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