Jackie Jerome Rogers, 36, has been sentenced to 26 years to existence in country jail for the brutal Dec. 2016 homicide of a nurse and former truth superstar.
According to prosecutors, Rogers used a hammer to strike 36-year-antique Lisa Marie Naegle, a former superstar of the display Bridalplasty, 8 times. The two, who had been concerned in an affair, have been sitting in his automobile at the time of the assault.
According to a press release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Rogers took Naegle again to his home, “buried her body in his outdoor and hit her more instances with the hammer to make certain she turned into dead earlier than covering her frame with dust and manure.”
Rogers then tried to conceal his actions by using “getting rid of all of the sufferer’s property, [washing] her blood and tissue of the murder weapon and his automobile,” the discharge keeps.
On September 24, 2018, jurors determined Rogers guilty of first-diploma murder. According to NBC Los Angeles, defense legal professional Jeremy Lessem informed jurors that his customer had dedicated a criminal offense of passion — that Rogers was in love with Naegle, but in the end “broke” from feeling he become being “toyed with.”
Rogers was a former student of the married Naegle. Before the murder, Rogers and Naegle attended a pal’s birthday party together at an eating place in Torrance, California. This changed into the final time Naegle became seen alive.
Days later, Rogers become arrested. He confessed to killing Naegle and brought government to his backyard, where she was buried in a shallow grave.