Paul Elias | AP|City prosecutors will toss out or reduce thousands of criminal convictions for marijuana dating back decades, a move allowed under a 2016 ballot measure legalizing recreational use in California.
Brown had pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity but withdrew the not-guilty plea. Brown killed his mentor, 50-year-old Bosco Tjan, in December 2016 in a lab that the psychology professor ran.
The community college student with a page-boy haircut was quiet, never drew attention to himself and earned A's semester after semester. Despite ample opportunities, he apparently never divulged the sickening truth that his home was a veritable torture chamber.