Prosecutors Cast Doubt On Orville Fleming's Zombie Defense In Murder CaseBefore Orville Fleming took the stand again, a defense psychologist testified that he believes the former Cal Fire chief suffered an episode of something called dissociative amnesia, some nicknaming it a zombie defense.
Why Did Orville Fleming Admit To Jury He Stabbed Sarah Douglas To Death?Even though Orville Fleming’s attorney was willing to allow his client to admit he stabbed and strangled Sarah Douglas, they’re focused on calling his frame of mind into question. Depending on what the jury believes, it could mean a big difference.
Ex-Cal Fire Battalion Chief's Lawyers Attack Slain Girlfriend's Character In Murder TrialSarah Douglas was found stabbed to death on May 1, 2014, launching a massive manhunt stretching across the state. Orville Fleming was found two weeks later hiding in bushes near where his truck was found previously.
Former Cal Fire Battalion Chief Accused Of Murder Faces Victim’s Family In HearingThe former Cal Fire battalion chief accused of murdering his fiancée will stand trial for the crime.
Former Cal Fire Chief Accused Of Killing Fiancée Pleads Not GuiltyThe former Cal Fire chief accused of murder has entered a “not guilty” plea at a hearing Monday.
CHP Looks Into Allegations Of Firefighters Had Sex With Woman Later Stabbed To DeathThe report, which is so far unsubstantiated, arose during the manhunt for Orville Fleming, a former state battalion chief and training officer who was arrested in connection with the death of the woman, a former escort who became his girlfriend.
Former Cal Fire Battalion Chief Does Not Enter Plea Again In Murder CaseA former Cal Fire battalion chief who allegedly killed his fiancee did not enter a plea in court on his second appearance before a judge on Tuesday. Instead, the murder case was continued until early July.
Murder Suspect Orville Fleming Hiding In Bushes For 16 Days Near Where Truck Was FoundFleming, 55, had been on the run since May 1. Authorities accuse Fleming of brutally murdering his 26-year-old girlfriend Sarah Jane Douglas at a home the two shared in Elk Grove. Douglas was found brutally murdered and left face down on the floor, her family told CBS13.
Fiancee's Family Mourns As Manhunt For California Fire Chief ContinuesFamily and friends gathered to remember a young mother who was brutally murdered, allegedly at the hands of her fire chief fiance.