SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego County man accused of killing his 73-year-old wife and then dismembering her body parts has died of cancer while awaiting trial. The district attorney's office announced yesterday that 69-year-old Frederick Hengl of Oceanside died of prostate cancer Sept. 27 in the jail infirmary. Last November, police found the head of his wife, Anna Faris, in a freezer and parts of her body cooking on a stove.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County man has been sentenced to 31 years to life for beating an 18-month-old girl to death and abusing another child. The district attorney's office says 27-year-old Juan Carlos Aguilar of Santa Ana was sentenced yesterday for the murder of his girlfriend's niece. Authorities say Aguilar assaulted the baby in July 2011 when they were left alone.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — San Bernardino County health officials say a person has died after being infected with the West Nile virus. The Riverside Press Enterprise says the death was reported yesterday but the person's identity was not immediately made public. This marks the seventh death this year in California due to West Nile virus.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County man has been sentenced to 120 years to life in state prison for molesting three girls between the ages of 9 and 11. Prosecutors say 46-year-old Omar Alirio Guzman of Mission Viejo was sentenced yesterday on eight felony counts of lewd acts on a child. Prosecutors say Guzman sexually assaulted them at his home.