Chester Turner Sentenced to Death
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Chester Turner Sentenced To Death

Chester Turner, 40, listens Tuesday morning as he is sentenced to die for the murders of 11 people, including the unborn child of one woman. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge William Pounders said Turner’s guilt was established “beyond all doubt.” . (Genaro Molina / LAT)
Elgedine Rudolph cries while making a statement directed at Turner during the sentencing proceedings. Rudolph’s sister, Regina Washington, was one of Turner’s victims. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
As Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies stand guard, Turner listens to testimonials from family members of his victims. With him are attorneys Anthony R. Robusto, left, and John Tyre. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
Turner listens listens to testimonials from family members of his victims during sentencing proceedings. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
Sheriff’s deputies escort Turner from court after he was sentenced to death for 11 murders. He becomes the 665th inmate on California’s death row. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
Cousins James Parham, left, and Thelma Davison celebrate in front of the criminal courts building after Turner’s sentencing. (Genaro Molina / LAT)