alice murphy

Murder, fraud cases move through courts

The jury trial has begun for the man accused of raping and killing a Folsom woman. Sylvester Griffin is being charged with the Dec. 21, 2009, killing Folsom’s Alice Murphy in her ...

Two high-profile Folsom murder cases headed to trial

Suspected murderer Joshua Atkins is scheduled to face a jury trial May 10 in Sacramento County Superior Court. Atkins, described by officials as a Folsom transient, is accused of ...

Preliminary hearing for Alice Murphy’s accused killer to be held Jan. 25

One year after her murder, Alice Murphy’s family is still seeking closure and answers — and will finally face their mother’s accused killer. Murphy was found dead in her 17 ...

Grandma's alleged murderer caught

A former Elk Grove man has been arrested and charged with the Dec. 21, 2009, murder of Folsom resident Alice Murphy. Sylvester Griffin, 42, was arrested June 16 in Columbia, South ...

Mother's killer still unknown

It has been more than three months since the body of Alice Murphy was found in her Folsom home and to date no suspect has been identified in what is believed to be a homicide. Th ...

Family seeks help to find grandmother’s killer

Not knowing what happened has been hard on those left behind in the wake of Alice Murphy’s death. “It’s been very hard for my oldest daughter, Ashley,” Mark Judish, Murphy ...

Murder suspected in elderly woman's death

Authorities have released the name of the woman found dead in her Creekside Drive apartment on Monday. The Sacramento County Coroner's Office identified the deceased as Alice Murph ...

Dead woman's name released

The woman found dead in her Creekside Drive apartment has been identified as 64-year-old Alice Murphy. Folsom police are investigating the death as suspicious. A cause of death ha ...