Devil-worshipper Steven Craig Hurd, pictured in this file photo
from 1970, was serving
two life terms
slayings a day apart in 1970, died at a local hospital outside
Creek State Prison in Amador County from a brain hemorrhage on May 28, 2005.
A detective testifies on May 19, 1975 during a jury tour of the
orange grove where
Florence Nancy Brown
was murdered on June 3, 1970. Then Deputy District
Attorney Frank Briseno, now Orange County's
longest serving judge, stands
on the dirt road. He prosecuted Steven
Steven Hurd Murder Trial Scenes. May 19, 1975. Steven Hurd, right,
walks with an officer
during the jury tour of the crime scene.
Orange County Superior Court Judge Frank Domenichini, right
foreground, with his
court clerk Marshall
supervises a jury tour on May 19, 1975 of an orange
grove in Irvine
near where Florence
was murdered in 1970.
Steven Craig Hurd is far right, in handcuffs.
Defendant Steven Craig Hurd (left) sits under guard at a Santa
Ana gas station while
tours the scene
on May 19, 1975 where service station attendant Jerry
murdered five years earlier.
Jurors in the Steven Craig Hurd murder trial in May 1975 tour the
freeway offramp where Hurd
and his band of Devil worshippers kidnapped Florence Nancy Brown on
June 3, 1970.
She was later murdered in an Irvine orange grove.
Jim Mosley - The Orange County Register