ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE
Case # 12ZF0140
Date: November 17, 2015
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was convicted today of strangling and murdering his wife in their Irvine apartment. Shalabh Rastogi, 42, Irvine, was found guilty by a jury of one felony count of first degree murder. Rastogi faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in state prison at his sentencing on Jan. 8, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. in Department C-43, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana.
At the time of the crime, Rastogi was experiencing marital trouble with his 40-year-old wife Jalina George, with whom he had three school-aged children. Continue reading