Orange County District Attorney Press Release
For Immediate Release, Case # 14ZF0333: June 18, 2014
SANTA ANA – A man will be arraigned on an indictment tomorrow for murdering his parents and attempting to murder two of his siblings, causing the paralysis of his 8-year-old brother. Ashton Colby Sachs, 19, was indicted June 16, 2014, by the Orange County Grand Jury on two felony counts of special circumstances murder for multiple murders, two felony counts of attempted murder with premeditation and deliberation, and sentencing enhancements for the personal use of a firearm causing death, personal use of a firearm causing bodily injury, and causing paralysis. The indictment was sought by the Orange County District Attorney and supersedes the previously-filed case. If convicted, Ashton Sachs faces a minimum sentence of life in state prison without the possibility of parole and is eligible for the death penalty. He is being held without bail and is scheduled to be arraigned on the indictment tomorrow, Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. in Department C-5, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana.
On March 7, 2014, the Orange County District Attorney released a press release with the following information on the case: Continue reading