Attorney Susan Gellman stands with clients Phillip and Nancy Garrido. (Photo: Randy Pench/Sacramento Bee)

Yesterday, Phillip and Nancy Garrido were sentenced for the kidnapping and rape of Jaycee Dugard, whom they abducted in 1991 and held captive for 18 years. As part of a plea arrangement, Phillip Garrido received 431-years-to-life, and Nancy Garrido 36-years-to-life.

Online, some important and dramatic material related to the hearing:

Also, here are dozens of photos from the Bee, and video of Nancy Garrido’s attorney, Stephen Tapson, speaking to the press after her sentencing, from Fox 40 Sacramento.

And today at noon, the Sacramento Bee is hosting a live chat on the sentencing.

Garrido Sentencing: Read Statements by Jaycee Dugard and Mom, Dugard’s Grand Jury Testimony 3 June,2011Jon Brooks


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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