In a somewhat dramatic encounter, the Contra Costa Times caught Dalut Bey, the mother of Yusuf Bey IV, on tape yesterday after the verdict convicting her son of first-degree murder in the Chauncey Bailey case.

A cousin and former colleague of Bailey give their reactions as well.

You can also hear the reaction of Gary Sirbu, the defense attorney of convicted co-defendant Antoine Mackey, here. Sirbu called Mackey “courageous and likeable.”


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix.  He also writes about film for KQED Arts.

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