Kristopher Olinger's Killers Found Guilty

Olinger was killed in Pacific Grove sixteen years ago.

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The jury found that Jacobo Ruelas and his younger brother, Angel Ruelas, who had earlier plead guilty to the crime, fatally stabbed Olinger, a 17-year-old Pacific Grove resident, during a carjacking and robbery on Sept. 18, 1997. Angel Ruelas, 33, pleaded guilty in April 2012 and was sentenced to life without parole, the same sentence faced by the elder brother. Jacobo Ruelas will sentenced Oct. 30.

Kristopher Olinger’s Killers Found Guilty