The prosecutor who put the killer of 8-year-old Sandra Cantu behind bars for life this week tells The Daily Beast's Jennifer Wadsworth his personal theory on why the Sunday school teacher did it.
Jennifer Wadsworth, a former Tracy Press reporter, is a multimedia news editor for AOL's Patch.com in San Ramon, California, where she covers schools, crime, and politics.
A California courtroom heard chilling details of 8-year-old Sandra Cantu’s murder at her killer’s sentencing, but Jennifer Wadsworth—who helped crack the case—says we may never know why Melissa Huckaby did it.
The Sandra Cantu murder case takes another twist, reports Jennifer Wadsworth—who helped crack the case—as her alleged killer is charged with drugging a 7-year-old and a man she may have dated.
As Craigslist begins monitoring its sex ads, another death shows how securing the Web site won’t be easy—just ask the parents of Donna Jou, whose tutoring ad got her killed.
The mother of the 7-year-old girl allegedly abducted by Melissa Huckaby in January tells Jennifer Wadsworth that Sandra Cantu might be alive today if local police had done their job.
Months before Sandra Cantu's death, Jennifer Wadsworth—who helped crack the case—reports that police investigated Melissa Huckaby for abducting and drugging a seven-year-old girl.
The reporter who helped crack the Sandra Cantu murder case reveals that alleged killer Melissa Huckaby may have been raped 10 years ago, leading to a downward spiral. Plus, did she act alone? By Jennifer Wadsworth.