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Home life of convicted killer promoted deviant behavior, doctor testifies

A psychologist who examined convicted murderer Kyle Alegria said the environment Alegria grew up in was fertile ground for the growth of a violent sexual deviant.

October 30, 2013 10:36 amLoading…
Man convicted in rape, murder of Ajo girl, 7

Man convicted in rape, murder of Ajo girl, 7

A jury in Pima County Superior Court found Kyle Alegria guilty of the 2009 rape and murder of a 7-year-old neighbor.

October 25, 2013 12:00 am

Medical examiner describes injuries in girl's murder

The doctor who performed the autopsy on a 7-year-old girl told jurors in Pima County Superior Court that the victim was beaten and stabbed multiple times before she died.

October 17, 2013 6:00 pmLoading…

Killer of 7-year-old girl insane at time, defense argues

The trial of Kyle Alegria started today in Pima County Superior Court.

October 15, 2013 12:48 pmLoading…

Trial set for child murder suspect who is finally deemed competent

An Ajo man accused of raping and killing a little girl nearly four years ago has finally been deemed competent to stand trial, but whether he or not he is eligible for the death penalty is still up for debate.

February 27, 2013 10:38 am

Ajo murder suspect to spend more time in competency program

The doctors in the Loretto Alegria case still think he will one day be competent to stand trial, but they've asked for more time with him.

July 11, 2012 4:26 pm

Suspect in child slaying deemed unfit for trial

After hearing hours and hours of testimony from several doctors over several days, Judge Deborah Bernini has declared Loretto "Kyle" Alegria mentally unfit to stand trial.

May 09, 2012 3:48 pm

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