John Luebbers, the Placerville school janitor who gunned down a school principal in 2011, has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
John Luebbers, the Placerville school janitor who gunned down his boss in 2011, has been convicted of first-degree murder.
The prosecution in the trial of a former janitor accused of murdering a popular Placerville school principal wrapped up its case Wednesday.
In the opening day of the first-degree murder trial of a former Placerville school janitor, the defense attorney admitted on Wednesday that his client shot the school’s beloved principal.
The man accused of killing a Placerville elementary school principal was back in court this morning.
A former worker at a Sleep Train distribution center says he was fired after answering an emergency phone call regarding Wednesday’s deadly Placer County school shooting.
The El Dorado County District Attorney’s office has filed one count of premeditated murder against the man who confessed to gunning down an elementary school principal on campus.
Placerville police say a school custodian has confessed to shooting and killing an elementary school principal after claiming he was fired.
The motive for the shooting death of a school principal has not been released by investigators, but is all the more puzzling in light of statements from colleagues and neighbors that the suspect and victim were good friends.
Members of a mourning school body gathered for a somber vigil in remembrance of the principal who was fatally shot in his office Wednesday morning.
As conflicting information trickled out from officials, terrified parents waited for hours to reunite with their children, many of whom had no idea that their principal had been killed.
A Placerville school principal allegedly shot by the school custodian has died and the suspect is now in custody. No children were hurt.