Kevin Cooper, convicted on four counts of murder in Chino Hills in 1985, was indeed guilty, a special state investigation ordered by Gov. Gavin Newsom found.
Cooper maintained for years that the DNA evidence against him was planted by prosecutors and police, according to the investigation.
“The evidence of Cooper’s guilt is extensive and conclusive,” the report, written by the firm Morrison and Foerster, reads.
San Bernardino District Attorney Jason Anderson released a statement attacking claims of Cooper’s innocence as a sensationalist discrediting of the criminal justice system.
“When will enough be enough for the sensationalists who have