Lavender Page, 32, pleaded not guilty to the 2010 shooting death of 35-year-old Eric Franklin, who was killed in the 700 block of Eagle Avenue after his co-defendant told police he had been involved in a marijuana robbery. Is. In 2015, Payge was convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Daniel Bradford in San Leandro, in which he called his defense murder.
Paige was arrested in 2014 on charges of both murders and has been awaiting trial in both cases at Dublin’s Santa Rita prison for the past seven years. He was formally convicted of killing Franklin on August 12, but remains in prison pending transfer to state prison.
Paige and her co-defendant, Daquan Lane, were arrested in connection with Franklin’s murder in 2014. Franklin later made a six-year plea deal that relied on his testimony, court records show.
Lane told authorities that Paige was seen trying to buy marijuana from Franklin that night when he, Paige and a woman went to bowl at Almeida that night, and Paige appeared “dissatisfied” and shot Franklin several times. ماری۔ Lane said the group later filed a lawsuit against PG over 10 bags of marijuana stolen from Franklin.
In Bradford’s murder in 2011, Pige was convicted of Bradford’s murder when his co-defendant, Dante Clifton Birch Jr., tried to buy marijuana from Bradford’s brother in the San Leandro apartment complex and failed. Prosecutors said Birch allegedly became angry and threatened to show Bradford a few hours before he returned with “my boys” and shot him.
Like Lane, Birch agreed to testify against Page as part of an application agreement with county prosecutors, court records show.
According to media reports, on the day he was sentenced to 50 years in prison, Pige told a judge that “I worked in my defense” and that the death sentence was dropped, to no avail.
Last month, a federal judge dismissed Piage’s detention request for a new trial on the grounds that prosecutors, including Deputy District Attorney Butchford, had committed multiple counts of corruption, including “their own.” Injecting Opinions and Beliefs into Evidence “Confirming Birch’s Credibility Before Jury US District Judge Beth Lebson Freeman rejected the argument that the testimony was not without prejudice because the defense never argued that Page Shooter Was