PROSECUTOR: Deputy District Attorney Omar Singh, Homicide Unit
Wesley Heaton Scobee was convicted by a jury of the second-degree murder of his father, Ernie Scobee. The jury also found that the defendant used a firearm causing death.
Wesley Heaton Scobee and his father Ernie Scobee, resided in a home in Rio Linda. On July 31, 2018, Wesley Heaton Scobee shot his father in the head, killing him, while his father was sleeping on a couch.
Scobee faces a maximum sentence of 40 years to life in prison. Sentencing is set for April 17, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. in Department 42 before the Honorable Allen Sumner.