Summary of Offense:
Anthony Navarro was convicted of recruiting three Pacoima Flats gang members to abduct and kill David Montemayor on October 2, 2002. Montemayor, 44, was wanted dead by his oldest sister, Deborah Ann Perna, who was upset that he was being given control of the family's trucking business. Perna, also of Buena Park, hired Navarro and the gang members to kill her brother – hoping to take over Interfreight Transport Inc. In February 2006, she was sentenced to life in prison for the murder.
Navarro was sentenced to death in Orange County on July 11, 2008.