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Jury deliberations set to begin in 2009 homicide of Danville teen

Original post made on May 13, 2013

Closing arguments were heard Friday in the case of Walter Bell, who is accused of shooting San Ramon Valley High senior Rylan Fuchs outside his parents' home in 2009 during a marijuana deal. If convicted, Bell, now 22, faces life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, May 10, 2013, 4:42 PM

Comments (6)

Posted by Darryl, a resident of Danville
on May 13, 2013 at 8:05 am

Where's the investigation of this punk? Was he going to our high school from another area? What was his crime history? Gonna play the boo hoo race card? Hang 'em.


Posted by joe dimagio, a resident of Danville
on May 13, 2013 at 11:37 am

drug dealer gets shot for drug deal gone bad. no sympathy


Posted by Kerri, a resident of Danville
on May 13, 2013 at 12:54 pm

Rylan Fuchs was a young high school boy doing things similar to lots of high school boys in this area and beyond. This was a juvenile mistake gone bad and he did not deserve to lose his life. My heart goes out to the Fuchs family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Kerri (neighbor)


Posted by Tania Hanson-De Young, a resident of Alamo
on May 13, 2013 at 11:19 pm

The jury deliberated 15 minutes before coming back with a guilty verdict. The killer was found guilty of first degree murder, using a gun in commission of a crime, and special enhancements. The sentencing will be June 21st at 9am in Martinez.
This was a gang from north Oakland that set Rylan up for a robbery. They brought 8 people for the "lick" and used a hollow point bullet, shooting Rylan on his front porch as he attempted to retreat. The connection was an Oakland youth that was brought to live here and attend San Ramon High in hopes of rehabilitating him. He got Rylan's number from a fellow SRVHS student. My thoughts and prayers are with Rylan's family.


Posted by Huh?, a resident of Danville
on May 14, 2013 at 7:58 am

Darryl, your post is incoherent and inarticulate, but one thing comes through loud and clear: you are a disgusting, racist, unwarrantedly self-righteous individual.


Posted by John Kelly, a resident of Danville
on May 16, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Ones dead. The other will get jail.

Two drug dealers off the street and away from our kids

Good riddance


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