David Paradiso

 

 

Age: 29

 

Summary: California murder suspect who was shot and killed by a police detective after he stabbed Judge Cindy S. Fox with a 6-inch metal spike as she presided over his murder trial in San Joaquin County Superior Court, where he was on trial for fatally stabbing his 20-year-old girlfriend Eileen Pelt in 2006, but authorities said they did not know how he got a weapon into the courtroom.

 

 

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds suffered in a courthouse shooting

 

Born: January 30, 1980

 

Died: March 4, 2009

 

Location: Lodi, California