Saturday, August 6, 2016

Sentencing for death of Keith Coffey, 16 years to life

The Daily Journal (San Mateo County), 8/6/16, "Pacifica man sentenced for 2012 murder." 

Keith Coffey, d. age 24
.... "Marc Anthony Furlan appeared in San Mateo County Superior Court for sentencing Friday, after a jury convicted him of murdering 24-year-old Kevin Coffey.During his sentencing, Furlan apologized to Coffey’s family in court, saying he never intended for this to happen, said Assistant District Attorney Al Serrato.

....  Furlan received 15 years to life, plus an additional year for use of deadly weapon, Assistant District Attorney Serrato said. He was also ordered to pay restitution to the family, which will be determined at a later date, Serrato said.

.... Furlan was arrested after police were called to the home he shared with his father and two tenants on Dell Road in the early morning of Oct. 17, 2012. .... ... A jury convicted Furlan June 8, 2016, after six hours of deliberation, according to prosecutors."  Read article.

Related articles.  Pacifica Tribune/Jane Northrop, Staff Writer, 12/25/12,"Homicide victim Keith Coffey remembered for kindness, sense of Humor." "Keith Coffey touched many with his thoughtfulness and sense of humor. Coffey died at age 24, the victim of a homicide. Marc Furlan has been charged with the crime and he is in jail. He recently pleaded not guilty." The Examiner/Mike Aldax, 4/11/13, "Marc Anthony Furlan pleads not guilty to gruesome Pacifica slaying." "The death was reportedly Pacifica's first homicide since 2000."  Pacifica Tribune/Jane Northrop, Staff Writer, 5/25/16, "Man accused of brutal bludgeoning after night of heavy drinking. Murder trial begins for charged defendant." .... "Marc Furlan, 28, stands accused in the murder of Keith Coffey, who died at age 24 in October 2012."   Note:  photo from the Tribune file, related article, 5/25/16.   

Posted by Kathy Meeh

1 comment:

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