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 Marcus Wesson

Tuesday July 6, 2010
BrainwashingMarcus Wesson:
Marcus Wesson Marcus Wesson committed the worst mass murder in Fresno’s history — killing two adults and seven young children.

Neighbors’ accounts led police to believe that Wesson controlled his family in a cult-like manner, and that he possibly had fathered several of the deceased children with his own daughters and nieces.

Several of Wesson’s sons initially rose to his defense, but in tonight’s ABC Primetime they tell ABC News correspondent Jay Schadler that only now, years after the crime, can they see their father for what he was: psychotic, delusional and narcissistic.

Wednesday July 12, 2006
Marcus Wesson:
FRESNO, Calif. - The house where a convicted murderer molested and killed nine of his own children was demolished on Monday.

Friday February 3, 2006
Marcus Wesson:
February 3, 2006 - It was the evidence used to convict Marcus Wesson of murdering nine of his children. Now, newly released family diaries are giving new insight into the convicted killer.

Thursday February 2, 2006
Marcus Wesson:
February 2, 2006 - A judge has denied a request by the wife of Marcus Wesson to give back hundreds of items seized from the family's home in Central Fresno.

Thursday August 4, 2005
Marcus Wesson:
The trial of condemned mass murderer Marcus Wesson cost Fresno County more than $1 million that could have paid for law enforcement or to fix up parks and rural neighborhoods.

Thursday July 28, 2005
Marcus Wesson:
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Marcus Wesson was sentenced to death Wednesday for the murder of nine of his children, many of whom were born of incest and sexual abuse.

Marcus Wesson:
Judge R.L. Putnam rejected Marcus Wessons requests this morning for a new trial or a reduced sentence from the death penalty to life in prison.

Thursday July 21, 2005
Marcus Wesson:
Defense lawyers want Judge R.L. Putnam to grant Marcus Wesson a new trial or reduce his death sentence to life in prison, according to Fresno County Superior Court documents made public Tuesday.

Wednesday June 29, 2005
Marcus Wesson:
FRESNO, Calif. Marcus Wesson, the domineering patriarch of a large clan he bred through incest, should die for the murders of nine of his children, a jury decided Wednesday.

Tuesday June 28, 2005
Marcus Wesson:
FRESNO, Calif. - Marcus Wesson's defense attorney addressed the men and women who found his client guilty of slaughtering his children and pleaded for his life, saying Wesson was a flawed man and his crimes were inexcusable, but his death would not bring back any of those he killed.

Saturday June 18, 2005
Marcus Wesson:
Wesson's conviction on nine counts of first-degree murder makes him eligible for the death penalty.

Thursday June 9, 2005
Marcus Wesson:
The judge in the Marcus Wesson case dismissed an alternate juror for hardship on Wednesday.

Marcus Wesson:
New developments in the Marcus Wesson trial Tuesday, as there were unexpected moves by both the prosecution and the judge in the trial.

Sunday June 5, 2005
Marcus Wesson:
Jurors is the Marcus Wesson trial requested information from the judge on Friday and an important ruling was made on whether Wesson's family will be in the courtroom when the verdicts are read.

Friday May 27, 2005
Marcus Wesson:
Jurors will begin deliberating the fate of accused mass murderer Marcus Wesson next week, a Fresno County Superior Court judge said Wednesday.

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