Anthony Rauda was sentenced to 119 years in prison for killing a research scientist who was camping with his daughters in California. Authorities believe that the shooting suspect began firing at unaware campers a year and a half before the murder in 2018.On June 7, Anthony Rauda, 46, was found guilty of the murder of research scientist Tristan Beaudette, then 35, in 2018. The District Attorney’s Office of Los Angeles announced that the shooting suspect will spend 119 years in prison for one count of second-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder of Tristan’s two young daughters.
According to Balagtas, apart from the charges in connection with the murder, Rauda also faced another five counts of burglary and eight counts of attempted murder for the multiple burglaries and shootings in the area of the incident. However, a jury found the shooting suspect not guilty in seven of the attempted murder charges for gunning a different man days before Tristan’s death.
Shooting Suspect Killed Research Scientist
An article in CBS News states that on June 22, 2018, Tristan was fatally shot in the head while sleeping near his two daughters in a tent in Malibu Creek State Park. Fortunately, both of his daughters have been unharmed.
In October of that year, the shooting suspect was arrested on a parole violation after he was discovered armed with a rifle around the area of the incident. Reportedly, authorities believe that Rauda began firing at unaware campers a year and half before Tristan was murdered.