Fil-Am woman gets life sentence for murdering her Vietnamese-American friend allegedly over a Fil-Am guy they had both dated

Henni Espinosa of the ABS-CBN North America News Bureau (via ABS-CBNNews.com) reports that a 27-year-old Filipino-American named Giselle Esteban was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for murdering 26-year-old Vietnamese-American nursing student Michelle Le.

 

Henni Espinosa of the ABS-CBN North America News Bureau (via ABS-CBNNews.com) reports that a 27-year-old Filipino-American named Giselle Esteban was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for murdering 26-year-old Vietnamese-American nursing student Michelle Le. The report revealed that the crime took place 19 month ago. The report also noted: "Le and Esteban were former friends in high school. Esteban reportedly killed her because she was jealous over Le's relationship with Scott Marasigan, a Filipino they both dated."

 

 

A MercuryNews.com report written by Paul T. Rosynsky explained: "A jury found Esteban guilty of first-degree murder after hearing evidence that showed Esteban took extraordinary efforts to find Le, stake out her workplace and then plan a sneak attack in a parking garage at the Kaiser Medical Center in Hayward." Le’s body was found dumped in a canyon. DNA evidence identified Esteban as here killer.

 

 

The report said that Oakland Superior Court Judge Jon Rolefson also "denied probation for Esteban and ordered her to pay restitution fines of over $20,000." The report likewise revealed that Esteban "leaves behind two young children." Other reports note that one of the kids was fathered by Marasigan.

 

For more on this story, log on to ABS-CBNNews.com or MercuryNews.com.

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