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Appeal denied for Camp Pendleton marine sentenced for reservist's Killing


Last updated 4/7/2020 at 1:43pm

FALLBROOK (CNS) - An appeals court has upheld the murder conviction of a former Camp Pendleton Marine who shot and stabbed an Army reservist, whose body was found zipped inside a sleeping bag in his SUV in a Fallbrook parking lot about two weeks after his family reported him missing.

Kevin Albert Richard Coset pleaded guilty in 2018 and was sentenced to 51 years to life in prison for the 2012 murder of 24-year-old Alvin Bulaoro, who was stabbed 44 times and shot twice in the head.

Prosecutors said cell phone records indicated that on the day Bulaoro disappeared, he was planning to meet up...

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