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Gang Members' Convictions Upheld for Killing Camp Pendleton Marine in L.A.


Last updated 7/21/2021 at 10:45am

CAMP PENDLETON (CNS) - A state appeals court panel today upheld the convictions of two gang members for the murder of a 19-year-old Marine from Camp Pendleton, who was shot inside his car in South Los Angeles while on a weekend leave.

The three-justice panel from California's 2nd District Court of Appeal found that Oscar Aguilar and Esau Rios ``unquestionably intended to promote

or assist each other's criminal conduct'' involving the Sept. 16, 2016, shooting of Lance Cpl. Carlos Segovia Lopez -- with Rios directing Aguilar to

shoot the victim and Aguilar by complying.

The appellate co...

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