SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A youngster charged in reference to the homicide of an 88-yr-previous lady can be allowed $four hundred,000 bail following a courtroom movement by her protection lawyer Monday.
Jennifer Hernandez Jimenez was arrested and held with out bail on March 9, almost six months after her 19-yr-previous boyfriend Zachary Omar Cuen allegedly broke into Flovais “Miss Flo” Douglas’ residence close to San Jose’s Alum Rock neighborhood, stole her jewellery and automotive and beat and kicked her, resulting in her demise on Oct. eight.
Protection lawyer Paul Noboa stated in courtroom Monday that Jimenez needed to proceed her pre-nursing programs at a group school and dealing half-time, as she had achieved previous to her arrest.
Noboa stated that Jimenez’s mother and father, who have been in courtroom together with Douglas’ household, would comply with take part in any courtroom-ordered circumstances comparable to a curfew.
Jimenez was arrested in July in Palo Alto on a separate matter however has proven as much as all of her courtroom dates, Noboa stated.
Because of the nature of the crime, prosecutor Lance Daugherty argued that Jimenez’s bail must be double the traditional scheduled bail.
In line with sheriff’s officers, Cuen drove Douglas’ automotive to Jimenez’s home the place she lived together with her mother and father, sporting Douglas’ jewellery and with recent blood on his garments.
Jimenez allegedly gave Cuen garments to vary into and watched as he burned his bloody shirt in her yard. She threw his bloody Nike Air Jordan footwear and bloodstained pants into the trash can outdoors her home, sheriff’s officers stated.
Cuen was arrested on Sept. 15 after investigators discovered his fingerprint at Douglas’ residence. If convicted, he faces a life sentence in jail, in accordance with the district lawyer’s workplace.
In response to Daugherty, Jimenez has continued to lie, conceal info and impede the invention of proof in interviews with regulation enforcement.
If convicted, Jimenez faces a sentence of three years and eight months in jail.
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