DATE: August 9, 2018

CASE: Mario Andreas Contreras (Case #15F03276)

PROSECUTOR: Deputy District Attorney Kevin Greene, Homicide Unit

The Honorable Michael Savage sentenced Mario Andreas Contreras to 50 years to life in prison.  On April 23, 2018, a jury convicted Contreras of first-degree murder with use of a gun in the killing of Erik Ozee.

On May 31, 2015, Contreras approached a group of young people looking for Ozee, who he thought may have robbed him.  Ozee ran from the group when Contreras asked for him.  Contreras chased after Ozee and shot him in the head, killing him.