Nicolas Holzer Murders

Holzer Sentenced to Four Lifetimes Behind Bars

Sentence includes a lifetime for each person killed in 2014: Nicolas Holzer's parents and children. Read story.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Grand Jury Indicts Holzer on Murder Charges

He's scheduled for arraignment October 28. Read story.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Holzer Pleads Not Guilty

Attorney deciding whether insanity plea would be appropriate. Read story.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Holzer Case on Hold

His arraignment is delayed as a new judge is assigned. Read story.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Court Records Shed Light on Holzer Murders

Nicolas and ex-wife Juana exchanged accusations of sexual abuse against sons. Read story.

Originally published 12:00 a.m., August 21, 2014
Updated 5:00 p.m., August 21, 2014

Holzer Officially Charged with Murders, Appears in Court

DA Joyce Dudley undecided on whether to pursue death penalty. Read story.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Multiple Murder Victims Found in Home Near Goleta

UPDATE: Nicolas Holzer was arrested for fatally stabbing his parents and his two young sons. Read story.

Originally published 9:35 a.m., August 12, 2014
Updated 9:00 p.m., August 12, 2014
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