Robert Frederick Garceau


Age: 58

convicted murderer and former Hells Angels motorcycle gang member who was convicted of the Sept. 1, 1984 murders of his girlfriend Maureen Bautista and her 14-year-old son Telesforo in Bakersfield, California whose double-murder conviction and death sentence were overturned in 2001 when the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the lower court judge provided prejudicial jury instructions that voided a death sentence (but not the convictions) in the 1978 shooting deaths of three USC film students, and who was also sentenced to an additional 33 years to life for killing a fellow drug dealer in Monterey County on Feb. 19, 1985 while he was still at large for the first killings.

Cause of Death: Complications from cancer

Born: 1946

Died: December 29, 2004

San Quentin, California