WARNING: GRAPHIC DETAILS MAY BE DISTURBING
WOODLAND, Calif. - During closing arguments, jurors heard horrific and disturbing details of how Daniel Marsh allegedly tortured and killed an elderly Davis couple.
The murders were in 2013, inside the home of Oliver "Chip" Northup and his wife, Claudia. Prosecutors say Marsh, who was 16 at the time, randomly chose the couple, broke into their home, watched them sleep and then tortured and stabbed them in bed more than 60 times.
"He wasn't interested in money. It was self-gratification. He wanted to murder somebody," prosecutor Michael Cabral said in his closing argument. "He was a predator, searching the streets of Davis for someone to kill."
In court Thursday, Marsh barely diverted his attention from the yellow legal pad on the table in front of him.