Media Advisory - Press Conference Seeking Parole Reversal for Convicted Murderers

February 17, 2017
Media Advisory What: Press conference seeking parole reversal for convicted murderers Jeffrey Allen Maria and Marty Spears. When: Friday, February 17, 2017 10:30AM Where: State Capitol, West Steps Who: Senator Cathleen Galgiani will host the event. Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, Stanislaus County District Attorney Birgit Fladager, and the Ranzo family will be in attendance In a recent decision by the parole authority, Jeffrey Allen Maria and Marty Spears, who were convicted of the brutal murder and rape of Phil and Kathy Ranzo on June 25, 1979, have been granted parole. Maria and his accomplices deliberately preyed upon Phil and Kathy Ranzo in a home invasion robbery and brutally murdered the couple. Senator Galgiani wishes to bring attention to the heinous crimes committed by Jeffrey Allen Maria and Marty Spears in the hopes of reversing the decision granting parole and bringing justice to members of the Ranzo family and the community at large. For More Information: Senator Galgiani’s Capitol Office: (916) 651-4005