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Media Coverage of Nina Reiser Murder Trial

East Bay Man Accused of Murdering Wife
November 2, 2007 - KGO-TV San Francisco
The murder trial against Hans Reiser starts on Monday. Even without a body, prosecutors say they have a solid case. Reiser, a prominent and successful East Bay computer programmer, is accused of killing his wife Nina a year ago.

Reiser Prosecution Wobbles Under Police Forensics Gaffe
January 23, 2008 - Wired
A forensic specialist testified here Wednesday she had made a mistake when analyzing blood found in the house where Hans Reiser’s wife was last seen.

Police scientist admits error in Reiser case
January 24, 2008 - San Francisco Chronicle
An Oakland police criminalist acknowledged at Hans Reiser's murder trial Wednesday that she had made a mistake while collecting a sample of blood found on a pillar in the computer programmer's home.

June 3, 2008 - 48 Hours Mystery
A Computer Genius, His Russian Bride, The KGB, and the Ultimate Betrayal

Body ID'd as wife of convicted California man
July 7, 2008 - MSNBC
Police have identified the body found in the Oakland hills as convicted killer Hans Reiser's estranged wife.

Reiser Shows Police Location of Wife's Body
July 7, 2008 - CBS 5 News
A prominent Oakland computer software programmer convicted of killing his estranged wife even though her body had not been found led authorities to her corpse on Monday evening, lawyers and police said.

Police Confirm Oakland Remains Are Nina Reiser's
July 9, 2008 - CBS 5 News
A long-running Oakland murder mystery was nearly solved Tuesday afternoon as investigators confirmed that the body revealed to them by convicted murderer Hans Reiser was that of his estranged wife.

Other Media Coverage

Ex-AFP comptroller's sons denied bail anew by US court
March 13, 2009 - GMA News
Ian Karl Depakakibo Garcia and his brother Juan Paulo Depakakibo Garcia were back to square one Thursday, March 12. Their pitch to Magistrate Judge Edward M. Chen of the United States District of Northern California in San Francisco was turned aside again as their lawyers failed to offer “special circumstances" that would justify their release under “legal standard for bail in extradition proceedings."

Garcia brothers hauled back to jail
March 10, 2009 - ABS-CBN News
US District Court Judge Thelton Henderson on Friday (March 6) overturned a March 5 decision by Chief Magistrate Judge James Larson not to detain Ian Carl Depakakibo Garcia, 30, Juan Paolo Depakakibo Garcia, 27, on a US$1 million bail bond each. Larson had earlier said that he did not want to detain the brothers because he did not want to disrupt their normal lives as US citizens..

Get Out of Jail Free
July 26, 2006 - SF Weekly
In the process of taking down the city's baddest gangsters, prosecutors and cops set some very scary people free.

San Francisco / Officials move to close raided massage parlors
July 28, 2005 - San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco public health officials are trying to revoke the operating permits of 10 massage parlors that were recently raided as part of Operation Gilded Cage, a federal investigation into suspected human trafficking.