“The 15-year-old boy charged with the Oxnard classroom gunshot death of a gay student has been given court permission to attend his father’s funeral. Ventura County Superior Court Judge James Cloninger ruled Monday that Brandon McInerney can temporarily leave juvenile hall for the funeral. The date for the private family service hasn’t been disclosed.” [AP]
King’s father Bill was found dead from blunt force trauma the day he was supposed to attend his son’s court date. Bill and King’s mother, Kendra, were recently sued by King’s parents for wrongful death.