Photo of Charles "Chase" Merritt, who was convicted of murdering the McStay family of four of Fallbrook, Calif.

California Man Sentenced to Death for Killing Family of 4

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California man was sentenced to death Tuesday for the 10-year-old killings of a family of four whose bodies were found buried in shallow graves in the California desert. “I loved Joseph. He was a big part of my life and my family’s ...