Charles Chad Giese, left, was sentenced Thursday to 26 years to life for the murder of his roommate, Walter Vallivero, in November 2015. He is pictured here next to his lawyer, Ilan Funke-Bilu, during the start of his trial on May 21.
Charles Chad Giese, left, was sentenced Thursday to 26 years to life for the murder of his roommate, Walter Vallivero, in November 2015. He is pictured here next to his lawyer, Ilan Funke-Bilu, during the start of his trial on May 21. Joe Johnston jjohnston@thetribunenews.com
Charles Chad Giese, left, was sentenced Thursday to 26 years to life for the murder of his roommate, Walter Vallivero, in November 2015. He is pictured here next to his lawyer, Ilan Funke-Bilu, during the start of his trial on May 21. Joe Johnston jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

SLO man convicted of first-degree murder in gruesome killing of his roommate

June 06, 2018 05:53 PM