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Eric Frimpong

Trial coverage, commentary, and updates in Eric Frimpong's rape case.

Judge Denies Frimpong’s Habeas Corpus Petition

Former UCSB soccer star convicted of rape claims innocence in filing. Read story.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Frimpong Habeas Corpus Petition Waits Longer

Judge Brian Hill has issued another extension of time—until 9/14—for him to respond to a habeas corpus petition from convicted rapist Eric Frimpong, a former UCSB soccer player who is currently in the midst of a six-year prison term. Read story.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Frimpong Appeal Denied

A state appellate court denied former UCSB soccer player Eric Frimpong’s appeal of a Santa Barbara Superior Court ruling, and affirmed the decision to sentence Frimpong to six years in prison for raping a fellow UCSB student on an Isla Vista beach in February 2007. Read story.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Frimpong Case: Eric on Trial

Chapter nine of Joel Engel's Eric Frimpong investigation. Read story.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Frimpong Case: Who Did Attack - and Where?

Chapter eight of Joel Engel's Eric Frimpong investigation. Read story.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Frimpong Case: Jane Doe Tries to Remember

Chapter seven of Joel Engel's Eric Frimpong investigation. Read story.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Frimpong Case: Teeth Tell the Truth

Chapter six of Joel Engel's Eric Frimpong investigation. Read story.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Frimpong Case: Part-Time Lover Reconsidered

Chapter five of Joel Engel's Eric Frimpong investigation. Read story.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Frimpong Case: Watching the Detectives

Chapter four of Joel Engel's Eric Frimpong investigation. Read story.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Frimpong Case: Jane Doe's Long Night

Chapter three of Joel Engel's Eric Frimpong investigation. Read story.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Frimpong Case: Seeing Sand or Not?

Chapter two of Joel Engel's Eric Frimpong investigation. Read story.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Exonerating Eric Frimpong

Was the former UCSB soccer player unfairly convicted of rape? One insider says yes. Read story.

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Frimpong Gets Six Years

Judge Hill Decides on Mid-Sentence For Rapist Read story.

Monday, March 10, 2008

Updated: No Retrial For Frimpong

Judge Brian Hill denies defense, Frimpong's sentencing to come Monday. Read story.

Friday, March 7, 2008

Frimpong Retrial

A motion for a new trial filed by attorney Robert Sanger on behalf of former UCSB soccer player Eric Frimpong. Read story.

Thursday, March 6, 2008
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