Advertisements

Judge Performs Wedding & Serves Cake Minutes After Sentencing Killer To Lifetime In Prison


today'sheadline_logoA California Superior Court Judge is under fire after she sentenced a killer to prison, then performed his wedding moments after.

cookson3[Photo Credit: John R. McCutchen/San Diego Union-Tribune/Zuma Press]

The family of the murder victim were rushed out of the courtroom after Judge Patricia Cookson sentenced Danne Desbrow to lifetime in prison for the 2003 killing death of Kevin Santos. According to the Huff Post, the judge performed the wedding for Danne Desbrow and the mother of his son on Sept. 17 shortly after sentencing him to a maximum term for killing Santos in 2003. The bride said she and Desbrow rekindled their romance while he was in jail, and that during trial she asked Cookson if she could marry the couple at sentencing. Destiny Desbrow said Cookson agreed, and even gave the newlyweds two slices of cake that the judge had baked after vows were exchanged.

 

cookson

The family of Santos have since written a letter to Judge Cookson asking her to explain her action while also demanding an apology.

Performing the ceremony showed partiality to the killer’s interests and “displayed insensitivity to the victim’s family,” the letter said.

In a statement by the victim’s sister, she said:

“It was just wrong. That day was not for him. That was our day, that was Kevin’s day.”

Read more.

charli_sig

Advertisements

Fashion + Style | Color Matching: Yes Or No?


Once upon a time, color matching was all the rage. In fact, it wasn’t just all the rage – it was the expectation. Fifty years ago, the idea of going out without ensuring every item on your person was matching would have been unthinkable – one of the worst fashion sins imaginable, in fact. Well… […]

B.o.B Unveils ETHER Tracklist + Releases New Single “Xantastic” Featuring Young Thug


In anticipation of the Grand Hustle artist’s first independent offering, ETHER [No Genre / EMPIRE], B.o.B reveals a star-studded track list and new single “Xantastic ft. Young Thug.” The Fader premiered the track saying, “the song is super hypnotic and the perfect soundtrack for a late night drive.” ETHER includes the singles “4 Lit” [feat. […]

Lifestyle | Forget New Years! Try A Summertime Resolution Instead


People treat new year’s as if it is the only time of year that you can make a life-changing resolution. That means that for the rest of the year, you could be putting off doing something that could potentially massively improve your life. The truth is that winter is not a great time to be […]

Sports | Exclusive Coverage: NBA Stars Durant, Harden + Curry Go 2K15 Uncensored‏ [VIDEOS]


NBA 2K15 UNCENSORED was a free-flowing conversation with four of the NBA’s top stars Kevin Durant, James Harden, Stephen Curry and Anthony Davis moderated by Ernie Johnson. They covered several topics in the NBA, pop culture, and additional sports-related content. Highlights included Durant talking about leaving USA basketball, James Harden declaring himself the best all-around player […]

Lifestyle | The Power Of Positivity In Creating A New, Healthier You


We’re all greatly concerned with our health, as we should be. But too often, people start their journey to a better, healthier version of themselves fueled by negativity more than anything else. They don’t like who they are, they’re driven by fear of what can come from it, and they’re suffering through the changes they […]

Are You Ready For That Ring? Taking The Next Step In Your Relationship


If you’ve been in a long-term relationship or a lightning bolt has struck, and you’ve fallen madly in love, you may be thinking about what the future holds. For some people, marriage isn’t an option they want to consider, but for many of us, tying the knot is one of the most precious and important […]

B.o.B Unveils ETHER Tracklist + Releases New Single “Xantastic” Featuring Young Thug


In anticipation of the Grand Hustle artist’s first independent offering, ETHER [No Genre / EMPIRE], B.o.B reveals a star-studded track list and new single “Xantastic ft. Young Thug.” The Fader premiered the track saying, “the song is super hypnotic and the perfect soundtrack for a late night drive.” ETHER includes the singles “4 Lit” [feat. […]

Fashion + Style | Color Matching: Yes Or No?


Once upon a time, color matching was all the rage. In fact, it wasn’t just all the rage – it was the expectation. Fifty years ago, the idea of going out without ensuring every item on your person was matching would have been unthinkable – one of the worst fashion sins imaginable, in fact. Well… […]

%d bloggers like this: