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Friday, October 22, 2021

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Nov. 19 – A Davis man was convicted of three felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts upon a child. Demetrio Burciaga, 46, is being charged for molesting his 15-year-old niece after she stayed the night at his house in Davis in February.

Burciaga testified that he massaged his niece and did not touch her body with his hands, but the jury found him guilt on all counts. He faces a maximum of four years and four months in state prison.

Nov. 19 – Woodland resident Wayne King, 53, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Rober Labrash. The death was being investigated as a homicide until Nov. 22 at which point an autopsy revealed the death a suicide.

Nov. 22 – A Napa man was sentenced to 180 days in county jail for failure to pay child support for his child in Yolo County. Roger Lon Cox, 44, had a probation hearing in March, but his sentencing was put off until Nov. 1 so he could make the payments. However, he didn’t pay after May and failed to attend his sentence hearing. On Nov. 4, Cox surrendered.

Nov. 25 – Saul Lomeli-Gutierrez, 29, was found dead in Woodland. Results from an autopsy performed yesterday are pending, though the body showed no signs of foul play.

BECKY PETERSON can be reached at city@theaggie.org.

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