The Sierra LaMar Murder Trial in Images

The case of Sierra LaMar has gripped the Bay Area for five years and on May 9, 2017, the jury found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing the Morgan Hill teen.

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After five years, a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, a Morgan Hill teen who went missing in 2012. (May 9, 2017)
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After five years, a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, a Morgan Hill teen who went missing in 2012. (May 9, 2017)
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A crowd gathers early in the morning at the Santa Clara County Superior Court to listen to the verdict of the Sierra LaMar case. (May 9, 2017)
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After five years, a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, a Morgan Hill teen who went missing in 2012. (May 9, 2017)
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Artist Joan Lynch sketches the parents of Sierra LaMar in the courtroom after the jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing and kidnapping 15-year-old Sierra LaMar who disappeared in 2012. (May 9, 2017)
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After a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, artist Joan Lynch sketches the courtroom scene outside the Santa Clara County Superior Court. (May 9, 2017)
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After a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, artist Vicki Behringer sketches the courtroom scene outside the Santa Clara County Superior Court. The jury also found Garcia-Torres guilty of attempting to kidnap and carjack three women in Safeway parking lots in 2009. (May 9, 2017)
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Sketch by: Vicky Behringer
Sketches of the court scene after a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar at the Santa Clara County Superior Court. (May 9, 2017)
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Sketches of the court scene after a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar at the Santa Clara County Superior Court. (May 9, 2017)
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District attorney Jeff Rosen addresses a crowd after a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar at the Santa Clara County Superior Court. (May 9, 2017)
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District attorney Jeff Rosen addresses a crowd after a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar at the Santa Clara County Superior Court. (May 9, 2017)
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Attorney David Boyd addresses a crowd after a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar at the Santa Clara County Superior Court. (May 9, 2017)
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Marlene LaMar, father of Sierra LaMar, addresses a crowd after a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar at the Santa Clara County Superior Court. (May 9, 2017)
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Steve LaMar, father of Sierra LaMar, addresses a crowd after a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar at the Santa Clara County Superior Court. (May 9, 2017)
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Marlene LaMar, mother of Sierra LaMar, addresses a crowd after a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar at the Santa Clara County Superior Court. (May 9, 2017)
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Steve LaMar, father of Sierra LaMar, addresses a crowd after a jury unanimously found Antolin Garcia-Torres guilty of killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar at the Santa Clara County Superior Court. (May 9, 2017)
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Over 500 Bay Area residents joined a search parties in search of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar, who went missing while on her way to school on March 16, 2012
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Over 500 Bay Area residents joined a search parties in search of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar, who went missing while on her way to school March 16, 2012.
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Volunteer searchers found an empty box for handcuffs and two used condoms at this location and believe it is connected to Sierra LaMar's disappearance.
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Sierra LaMar, a teen who went missing while on her way to school, was last seen on March 16, 2012.
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Sgt. Don Ray, from the Santa Clara County Under Water Search and Rescue prepares to enter Ogier park pond in search of Sierra LaMar, a Morgan Hill teen who went missing while on her way to school.
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Santa Clara County divers search a small lake in Morgan Hill where Sierra LaMar’s accused killer used to go fishing, (Feb. 25, 2014)
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Over 500 Bay Area residents join a search party in search of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar, who went missing while on her way to school.
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[L-R] Sierra LaMar's parents, Steve LaMar and Marlene Lamar attend a "Light the Night" vigil for the missing teen at the Morgan Hill library.
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Hundreds of people gather for a candlelight vigil for Sierra LaMar, a teen who went missing while on her way to school since March 16, 2012.
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Hundreds of people gather for a candlelight vigil for Sierra LaMar, a teen who went missing while on her way to school since March 16.
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Volunteer Roger Nelson continues to search for Sierra Lamar, two years after the Morgan Hill girl disappeared. (March 15, 2014)
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Information continues to be collected on the whereabout of Sierra LaMar, a teen who went missing while on her way to school since March 16. Officials ask that any information on the LaMar be reported to the anonymous tip line at 408-808-4431 or e-mailed to tips@sheriff.sccgov.org
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Information continues to be collected on the whereabout of Sierra LaMar, a teen who went missing while on her way to school since March 16. Officials ask that any information on the LaMar be reported to the anonymous tip line at 408-808-4431 or e-mailed to tips@sheriff.sccgov.org
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Community members hold up signs of Sierra LaMar, a teen who went missing while on her way to school since March 16, 2012, outside the court.
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Community members hold up signs of Sierra LaMar, a teen who went missing while on her way to school since March 16, 2012, outside the court.
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Several volunteers joined the search for Sierra LaMar, a teen who went missing while on her way to school since March 16, 2012.
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Antolin Garcia-Torres pleas not guilty to charges that he kidnapped and murdered Morgan Hill teen, Sierra Lamar. (June 27, 2013)
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Antolin Garcia-Torres pleas not guilty to charges that he kidnapped and murdered Morgan Hill teen, Sierra Lamar. (June 27, 2013)
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Investigators say this car is now in their custody in connection to the disappearance of Sierra LaMar.
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Steve LaMar, father of Sierra LaMar, holds balloons at a dedication ceremony at Washington High School in Fremont for a bench in honor of his daughter. (March 16, 2014)
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Marlene LaMar admires a plaque dedicated to her daughter, Sierra LaMar, that sits on a memorial bench at Washington High School in Fremont. (March 16, 2016)
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A plaque dedicated to Sierra LaMar sits on a memorial bench at Washington High School in Fremont. (March 16, 2016)
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