Photo: A restrained Colbert at his sentencing
LONG BEACH — 23-year-old Brandon Ivan Colbert, who hails from Oklahoma, will be spending the rest of his life in a California prison for the shooting death of 26-year-old Carina Mancera and her 4-year-old daughter, Jennabel Anaya.
The crime occurred on the night of Aug. 6, 2016, when Colbert hid and waited for Mancera, her daughter, and Luis Anaya. He then fired upon the three, hitting and killing the two women. Luis Anaya was not wounded.
Colbert was found guilty of two counts of first degree murder and one count of attempted murder. His DNA was discovered on a shotgun shell at the scene.
His sentence was “life in prison without the possibility of parole.”