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Two high-profile Folsom murder cases headed to trial

Suspected murderer Joshua Atkins is scheduled to face a jury trial May 10 in Sacramento County Superior Court. Atkins, described by officials as a Folsom transient, is accused of ...

Preliminary hearing for Alice Murphy’s accused killer to be held Jan. 25

One year after her murder, Alice Murphy’s family is still seeking closure and answers — and will finally face their mother’s accused killer. Murphy was found dead in her 17 ...

Grandma's alleged murderer caught

A former Elk Grove man has been arrested and charged with the Dec. 21, 2009, murder of Folsom resident Alice Murphy. Sylvester Griffin, 42, was arrested June 16 in Columbia, South ...