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Death Penalty: California Deputies and Luis Bracamontes

death penalty: Luis Bracamontes was found guilty of murder in the shootings of Sacramento County sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County sheriff's Detective Michael Davis Jr. in 2014, according to The Chronicle Herald. He also was convicted of attempted murder, carjacking, weapons violations and other crimes. A man in the United States illegally was convicted Friday of killing two Northern California deputies in a case that helped fuel the national immigration debate. Yay, he said softly after first verdict read, looking around at the victims' families and jurors with a slight smile. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Bracamontes, who has repeatedly blurted out in court that he killed the deputies and wished he had killed more. I'm going to kill more cops soon, Bracamontes said later as he was led away from the courtroom that had heavy security. ( As reported in the news.