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Second B&B Shooting Trial Nears End

Witness testimony concludes in the trial of Louis DiBernardo, who is accused of killing a man in his Wine Country B&B.


Witness testimony finished in the retrial of a man accused of fatally shooting a business associate in his Wine Country B&B.

Louis Joseph DiBernardo, 60, is on trial for the second time. He was tried in December at the in French Valley and found guilty of making criminal threats and kidnapping, but the jury hung on a charge of murder.

To read about how the jury got hung, .

Witness testimony finished, according to court records, and attorneys are expected make their closing arguments today or Monday.

The family of the defendant feel optimistic that this time, the jury will vote not guilty.

To read about what they said, .

DiBernardo broke down on the stand when describing what he did after shooting his former business associate, Victor Borcherds, on Wednesday.
To read about it, .

Gina Sellon March 03, 2012 at 04:18 PM
I am just one out of many that prayed that this not be the end of the list of good things that Louis and his family and friends have done for this community. I send warmest of all affection to all who supported them. For everyone of you present there was hundreds of us in the back ground praying for positive results. I hope all the GOOD that Louis did will somehow be applied to him, in this hour of his need.
Dori L June 07, 2012 at 04:32 AM
What good, he murdered someone and tied his wife up, oh wait, he spared her life...maybe that was good, ugh!!!!

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