“Yay,” Bracamontes said quietly as the Oliver verdict was read, smiling toward the deputy’s widow sitting in the front row. In all, he was convicted on all of the 15 counts he faced, as well as five special circumstances.

After all the verdicts were read, Bracamontes looked at the families of the deputies and said, “Congratulations.”

“I’m gonna kill more cops soon,” he added as he was taken out of the Sacramento Superior Court chamber.