Ca. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Latest Appeal in 1988 Murder Case


The California Supreme Court refused Wednesday to review the case of a convicted murderer whose latest re-sentencing bid was denied.

Timothy Pinckney Jr., now 59, was convicted in October 2008 of first-degree murder for the beating death of 29-year-old Ella Lawrence, who was found dead on Nov. 16, 1988, in the middle of a handball court at Manual Arts High School in South Los Angeles.

Jurors rejected a special-circumstance allegation that the victim was murdered during the commission of a rape.



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