On this date, October 29, 2009, 19-year-old Fabiana Malave was murdered by
CASE: On Oct. 29, 2009, he abducted Malave at knifepoint and drove her to the half-way house in west Orange County where he lived. He then raped her, ordered her to put her clothes back on and choked her to death from behind even though she had done everything he asked and did not resist until he began to strangle her.
"I do feel pleased with the judgement because even though he's not gonna die anytime soon," said Malave's sister, Wendy Melez. "I'm OK with the fact that's he's going to live every single day knowing it's a countdown to his life."