Last month Phillip Garrido entered a not guilty plea in the Jaycee Dugard rape/kidnapping case. That has now changed, and both Garrido and his wife Nancy today entered guilty pleas.

News10 and Fox 40 Sacramento report Phillip Garrido will serve 431 years to life in prison. Nancy Garrido will serve 36 years to life.

Update 12 p.m. The Sacramento Bee blog Sacto 9-1-1 also has a report.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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