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Man convicted of triple murder in death of Goleta family

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Posted at 5:43 PM, Nov 24, 2021

A Santa Barbara judge on Wednesday found an Oceanside man guilty of murder in the 2016 killing of a Goleta family of three.

Pierre Haobsh was arrested in March 2016, one day after Dr. Henry Han, his wife, Jennie, and their 5-year-old daughter, Emily, were found shot to death in their home.

Investigators reportedly found their bodies wrapped in plastic and duct tape in the garage.

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After an approximately four-and-a-half week-long trial, the judge found Haobsh guilty of three counts of first-degree murder and found true two special circumstances - that the murders were committed for financial gain and that multiple victims were involved.

Haobsh is scheduled to be sentenced on January 24, 2022.

He waived his right to a jury trial in exchange for the district attorney's office taking the death penalty off the table.

He is expected to be sentenced to a maximum of three consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole.

Dr. Han was well known in the community for operating the Santa Barbara Herb Clinic on State Street.