Man found guilty of murdering his mother in Grover Beach
–This week, a San Luis Obispo County Jury convicted Indiana resident Levente Laszlo Lazar, 27, of murdering his mother Athena Valentiny, 64, in her Grover Beach home on October 24, 2018. The jury also found true a special circumstances allegation that Lazar murdered his mother for financial gain, making this case eligible for a life term in prison without the possibility of parole. Lazar is
scheduled for sentencing on December 11, 2019.
The Grover Beach Police Department said they are grateful to the jury for holding Lazar accountable for his crimes and is appreciative of the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office for their assistance in the investigation and prosecution of this very tragic case.