New allegations in slaying of Bay Area investor
Published: Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 11:13 a.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 11:13 a.m.
MONTE SERENO — Prosecutors say the three men charged with murder in the home-invasion slaying of a wealthy Silicon Valley venture capitalist made off with a coin collection, jewelry and cash.
The allegations were revealed for the first time in a criminal complaint filed on Wednesday in the killing of Raveesh Kumra, a one-time owner of the Mountain Winery in Saratoga. The complaint was obtained by the San Jose Mercury News (http://bit.ly/UHrFDq).
The 66-year-old Kumra was killed at his Monte Sereno mansion on Nov. 30. Authorities say his wife called 911 to report that intruders had ransacked their home and beaten her. They have released few other details, including a possible motive.
The three men — 21-year-old Javier Garcia, 26-year-old Lukis Anderson and 21-year-old Deangelo Austin — are each charged with murder during the commission of a robbery.
It was not immediately clear whether they had attorneys.
A fourth defendant has been charged as an accessory.
Information from: San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News, http://www.mercurynews.com
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