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Posted: Monday, July 30, 2012 7:08 pm | Updated: 11:25 am, Wed Nov 14, 2012.

The Morgan Hill man accused of killing 15-year-old cheerleader Sierra LaMar will appear in court for a plea hearing Tuesday morning.

Antolin Garcia Torres, 21, is charged with murder, with a special circumstance of kidnapping in relation to the incident in which authorities have disclosed few details about a possible motive or method.

Garcia Torres will appear at the Santa Clara County Hall of Justice in San Jose at 9:30 a.m. for the plea hearing. He remains in custody without bail.

Sierra has been missing since March 16. Investigators from the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office and District Attorney’s office think she was kidnapped as she was walking from her mother’s home to her usual school bus stop near the intersection of Palm and Dougherty avenues.

Her body has not been found, but investigators have linked the two together with DNA evidence, with the suspect’s DNA found on some of Sierra’s discarded belongings, and her DNA found in Garcia Torres’ red Volkswagen Jetta, authorities said.

Investigators do not think Sierra and Garcia Torres knew each other before her disappearance, or had any friends or acquaintances in common.

Volunteers and police continue to search for Sierra, and for any evidence indicating her whereabouts.

Sierra was a sophomore at Sobrato High School at the time of her disappearance.

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  • fredoilveri posted at 10:34 am on Wed, Aug 15, 2012.

    fredoilveri Posts: 53

    Kind of easy to know the real fredoilveri. He has no photo along with his wife and two of his grandchildren. The despicable coward posing as me with a variation of my name posting vile remarks under what is close to my name is the former williamyancey. No one likes him.

     
  • fredoliveri posted at 9:43 am on Wed, Aug 15, 2012.

    fredoliveri Posts: 285

    Kind of easy to know the real fredoliveri. He has his photo along with his wife and two of his grandchildren. The despicable coward posing as me with a variation of my name posting vile remarks under what is close to my name is the former williamyancey. No one likes him.

     
  • fredoilveri posted at 10:36 pm on Tue, Aug 14, 2012.

    fredoilveri Posts: 53

    I agree, fredoliveri should not be allowed to post. All he does is insult the victims of accidents and their families. He is a bad man.

     
  • Billy Yancey posted at 10:05 pm on Tue, Aug 14, 2012.

    Billy Yancey Posts: 11

    fredoilveri should not be allowed to post anything. His remarks are a waste of readers' time. He should be ashamed of himself. Be more like william.

     
  • fredoilveri posted at 5:18 pm on Tue, Aug 14, 2012.

    fredoilveri Posts: 53

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCVHpnixj88

     
  • SANTANA-02 posted at 5:01 pm on Tue, Aug 14, 2012.

    SANTANA-02 Posts: 1

    NO THIS FOOL NEEDS TO BE TAKEN FOR A RIDE ALONG WITH HIS FATHER AND MAKE THEM TALK AND I BET YOU HE WILL TELL WHERE SERRIAS BODY IS AT.THEN DUMP THEM IN THE OCEAN IN SANFRANCISCO TOGETHER THE DEATH PENALTY WOULD BE TOO LONG OF A PROCESS AND THIS WAY JUSTICE WOULD BE SERVED REAL QUICK IN MY OPINON

     
  • hypocrisyhater posted at 11:17 am on Tue, Jul 31, 2012.

    hypocrisyhater Posts: 234

    Plea hearing postponed???

    More free meals for this guy, courtesy the taxpayers.

    Defense attorneys are disgusting

     
  • sdw posted at 9:55 am on Tue, Jul 31, 2012.

    sdw Posts: 20

    Plea hearing postponed till end of August now.
    This is ridiculous! No wonder why lawyers are not on the top of my like list!
    Get this over with already!!

     
  • Gettin goog posted at 9:29 am on Tue, Jul 31, 2012.

    Gettin goog Posts: 50

    He does not want them finding her body! No body, in his mind no crime.
    Curious what his plea will be today. I have a pretty good idea, but we shall see.

    SO sad for her family!!

     
  • mstiles115 posted at 7:33 am on Tue, Jul 31, 2012.

    mstiles115 Posts: 19

    Can't a deal be worked out so that he tells us where she is and he doesn't get the death pen???

     
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