Before a packed courtroom, Judge Ken Gnoss issued his ruling yesterday in the case of the Montgomery High School student accused of voluntary manslaughter when he stabbed another student to death… Daniel Pulido was found not responsible for the death. About 20 supporters of Pulido and the victim, Jayden Pienta, packed the courtroom. Gnoss did find Pulido guilty of a weapons charge and he will return to court on December 14th.
He could have faced up to 7 years in custody if found responsible. The family of Pienta has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Santa Rosa City Schools.