Antioch man gets life for cop slaying |

Antioch man gets life for cop slaying

RICHMOND — A 21-year-old Antioch man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2005 slaying of a Pittsburg police officer.

Andrew Moffett did not fire the gun that killed 35-year-old officer Larry Lasater, but was an accomplice in the robbery-murder. Moffett’s co-defendant, Alexander Hamilton, has been sentenced to death for firing the fatal shots.

Last year, a Contra Costa County jury found Hamilton and Moffett guilty of murder, robbery and special circumstances.


Information from: Contra Costa Times,

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