Tuesday, December 18



Deputy District Attorney Victor Avila, the prosecutor for the case, questioned witnesses on the charges of murder and burglary. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Preliminary hearing begins for suspects charged with murder of student

Two men accused of murdering a UCLA student looked on silently at a preliminary hearing Thursday as witnesses testified seeing them outside the apartment complex where Andrea “Andy” DelVesco was found dead Sept. Read more...

Photo: Deputy District Attorney Victor Avila, the prosecutor for the case, questioned witnesses on the charges of murder and burglary. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)

Deputy District Attorney Victor Avila, the prosecutor for the case, questioned witnesses on the charges of murder and burglary. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin)


Andrea "Andy" DelVesco, 21, a native of Austin, Texas, was found dead in her Roebling Avenue apartment Sept. 21. (Courtesy of Leslie DelVesco)

UCLA student remembered for big heart, adventurous spirit

From spending time with villagers in Peru to bungee jumping in South Africa, Andrea "Andy" DelVesco lived with a sense of adventure and fearlessness. Read more...

Photo: Andrea "Andy" DelVesco, 21, a native of Austin, Texas, was found dead in her Roebling Avenue apartment Sept. 21. (Courtesy of Leslie DelVesco)

Andrea "Andy" DelVesco, 21, a native of Austin, Texas, was found dead in her Roebling Avenue apartment Sept. 21. (Courtesy of Leslie DelVesco)

Dmitry Goren, attorney for Alberto Medina, gives a press conference after his arraignment. Medina was charged with capital murder with a special circumstance of murder during a robbery and could face the death penalty. (Angie Wang / Daily Bruin senior staff)

Suspects plead not guilty to murder of UCLA student

Eric Marquez and Alberto Medina both pleaded not guilty Tuesday afternoon to the murder of UCLA student Andrea “Andy” DelVesco, and to other charges including burglary. Read more...

Photo: Dmitry Goren, attorney for Alberto Medina, gives a press conference after his arraignment. Medina was charged with capital murder with a special circumstance of murder during a robbery and could face the death penalty. (Angie Wang / Daily Bruin senior staff)

Dmitry Goren, attorney for Alberto Medina, gives a press conference after his arraignment. Medina was charged with capital murder with a special circumstance of murder during a robbery and could face the death penalty. (Angie Wang / Daily Bruin senior staff)

One of the men arrested in connection with the death of UCLA student Andrea “Andy” DelVesco may face the death penalty, according to prosecutors. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

One of two men charged with murder of UCLA student may face death penalty

One of the men arrested in connection with the death of UCLA student Andrea “Andy” DelVesco may face the death penalty, according to prosecutors. The Los Angeles Police Department arrested Eric Marquez, a fifth-year biology student, and Alberto Medina, both 22, over the weekend after forensic evidence and witness statements linked the two to a suspected homicide and arson. Read more...

Photo: One of the men arrested in connection with the death of UCLA student Andrea “Andy” DelVesco may face the death penalty, according to prosecutors. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)

One of the men arrested in connection with the death of UCLA student Andrea “Andy” DelVesco may face the death penalty, according to prosecutors. (Austin Yu/Daily Bruin senior staff)