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* Nearly 23 Years After the Death of Kristi Harris, Charles Grant was Found Guilty to First Degree Murder in San Jose

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UPDATE Click Here for more information Charles Grant guilty of first-degree murder for the killing Kristi Harris in San Jose Aug. 29, 1988

Nearly 23 years after 21-year-old Kristi Harris was found stabbed to death in her San Jose apartment, a Santa Clara County jury today found the suspect in the case, Charles Grant, guilty of first-degree murder for the killing. Harris, a hairstylist who was engaged at the time she was killed, was found dead at her apartment by her roommate on Aug. 29, 1988, according to police. Grant was arrested in August 2008 after his DNA was matched to DNA evidence taken from the apartment. Police said Grant, who was known to use drugs around the time of the murder, was Harris’ next-door neighbor. The verdict was read shortly before 11 a.m. today. There were eight men and four women on the jury. Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge David Cena ordered Grant to return to court for sentencing on Sept. 8.
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  • I meant to say u can wash the outside of a cast,but not thee inside,remember when he went to the hospital his cast was wet,they took the cast off. Dont you think sence he was sooo smart to clean her house from his blood and cleaned his house oh dont forget he left know finger prints! So why not take his own cast off himself? Well it makes me have to look closer,aint it crazy he had no scratches wat so ever on his body? According to police documents she faught back? Hmmm so before u read and run,read and use your brain! I happen to know charles very well because someone does drugs dont make them a murder! I love you chucky and miss you. Hope they find the real killer kuz I know it aint u

  • Candace,honey people will read something and run with it! First of all if u read any of the evidence they had,it made no sence what so ever. This was a very brutal and very bloody attack on this lady. Charles went to the hospital for a cut on his hand (that required stitches) yet police neve r found his blood in the home or on her body? Acording to police he was a drug attack breaking into her home to steal so he could suport his drug habbit , so basicaly he should be desprite for his crack. People on dope that need a fix

    dont use they brains very well. But this man u mean to tell me cut himself while stabbing this lady all over…did not drop none of his blood in her apartment they didnt find any of her blood in his apartment or any of his laundry. He did not have blood in or on his cast,you can wash the inside

  • I Don’t Think He Did It. I Think If People Don’t No What There Talking About They Should Shut Up! But I No For A Fact My DAD Did Not Do It And He Does NOT Deserve The Death Penalty!!! I’m So Tired Of These No No Life Having People.

  • I’m so glad that the technology/tenacious investigators were able to get this guy! This idiot took away my friend & neighbor. She had so much to live for, she was just beginning her life and he stole it away. I think he deserves the death penalty …eye for an eye.

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