Facts of the Crime:
Sentenced to death in Alameda County on January 20, 1995 for the October 20, 1987 murder of Jerry Lee Harris, who owned several businesses in the East Bay area. Prosecutors said Bonilla, who owned 40 percent of a Pleasanton night club controlled by Harris, quarreled with the victim over the club’s operations and over Bonilla’s bid for an interest in other businesses. Harris disappeared in October 1987, a rock hound found his body at a remote Nevada located two months later. His car was later located at the Sacramento airport.