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Docket No. S106274M

People v. Caro

Filed 9/11/19
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA
THE PEOPLE,
Plaintiff and Respondent,
v.
SOCORRO SUSAN CARO,
Defendant and Appellant.
S106274
Ventura County Superior Court
CR47813
ORDER MODIFYING OPINION AND
DENYING PETITION FOR REHEARAING
THE COURT:
The opinion in this matter, which was filed June 13, 2019,
appearing at 7 Cal.5th 463, is modified as follows:
1. The second sentence of the second full paragraph on page 475,
beginning “Defense expert” is modified to read:
Defense expert Herbert MacDonell reviewed the forensic
evidence.
2. The fifth sentence of the second full paragraph on page 475,
beginning “MacDonnell found” is modified to read:
MacDonell found transfer stains on Xavier’s jacket, socks,
and pants.
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3. The eighth sentence of the third full paragraph spanning pages
477 and 478, beginning “He diagnosed” is modified to read:
She diagnosed Caro with chronic depression accompanied by
mood congruent psychotic features, alcohol dependence,
alcohol abuse, and a dependent personality.
4. The fourth and fifth sentences of the first full paragraph on
page 504, beginning “Defense counsel asked” is modified to read:
Defense counsel asked if that was the first time Jones had
examined the underwear, and he replied that he examined
it “on a date earlier than that when other examiners were
looking at [it],” those other examiners being “Richard Fox or
Herb MacDonell. One of those two or both.”
These modifications do not affect the judgment.
The petition for rehearing is denied.
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Opinion Information
Date:Docket Number:
Thu, 09/12/2019S106274M