Sam Herr and Julie Kibuishi were brutally killed May 21, 2010; six days later their killer Daniel Wozniak provided a full confession that included how he dismembered Sam. The murders have garnered media attention from the beginning of the case because of the senseless brutality of the murders and the “actors” in the murders.
Both Wozniak and his fiancée, Rachel Mae Buffet, were community theater actors in Orange County California. Orange County is home to Disneyland where Buffett played several characters that include Princess Ariel. Buffet later worked as a princess at Medieval Times.
The murders of Sam and Julie were dark, brutal, and committed for the worst of all reasons, greed.
Wozniak was eventually sentenced to death. Wozniak’s brother, Tim Wozniak was sentenced to three years probation for trying to hide evidence and broke probation six days later with felony domestic violence. Tim is now in a residential rehabilitation facility until June 2017. Buffet is charged with lying to the police several times to help her boyfriend, Wozniak, escape justice. The families of the murdered victims must endure the pain of the loss of their loved ones and the pain caused by people who use this case to draw attention for their own means.