- Associated Press - Friday, April 22, 2016

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) - A Santa Cruz County woman and her adult son have been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for killing their property manager as he was in the process of evicting them.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel (https://bit.ly/1QrWF3d) reports 61-year-old Diana Lynne Cohen and 30-year-old Daniel Xane Cohen were sentenced on Thursday.

The victim, 63-year-old Jonathan Gordon Smith, was shot to death on Nov. 8, 2013.

The Cohens were convicted of murder with a special allegation of lying in wait.


Information from: Santa Cruz Sentinel, https://www.santacruzsentinel.com

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