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Zumot sentenced to 33 years to life

Original post made on Oct 28, 2011

Bulos "Paul" Zumot, convicted of the Oct. 15, 2009, murder of his girlfriend Jennifer Schipsi, has been sentenced to 25 years to life for the murder and 8 years for aggravated arson. ==B Related stories:==
• [Web Link Palo Alto man convicted of murder]
• [Web Link Special report: Murder victim Jennifer Schipsi's final hours]

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 28, 2011, 9:58 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Nayeli, a resident of Midtown
on Oct 28, 2011 at 12:14 pm

Good job, jury! Let's hope that the sentence is appropriate to the heinous nature of the crime.


Posted by Nayeli, a resident of Midtown
on Oct 28, 2011 at 3:07 pm

Nayeli is a registered user.

Wow -- what a spectacle! It doesn't bode well for the man when he attacks the judge and accuses him of "corruption."

Even if he were "innocent" of murder (and I personally don't believe that he is), he should have remained civil and allowed the system to play itself out. He shouldn't have robbed the families of the opportunity to address him in an open court.

This whole situation is a terrible tragedy. I can only feel the pain of all of those who are in the middle of this nightmare.


Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Oct 28, 2011 at 4:00 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

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