Nanette Ann Packard

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Nanette Ann Packard Gets Life Without Parole for '94 Murder of Boyfriend William McLaughlin

    The former girlfriend of a wealthy Newport Beach man was sentenced today to life in state prison without the possibility of parole for the 1994 cold case shooting-murder of him that has also been pinned on a former NFL linebacker. Nanette Ann Packard (formerly Johnston), 46, of Ladera Ranch, was f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    What We Learned, Jan. 21-Jan. 27

    ​A random collection of this week's randomness randomly tagged with random observations of what we learned from it.JAN. 21: Orange County's Democratic establishment is thrown into a tizzy as Julio Perez, formerly of the Orange County Labor Federation, handily gets more votes than his 69th Assembly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Nanette Packard Guilty of 1994 Newport Beach Murder of Wealthy Businessman

    ​Accused murderer Nanette Ann Packard entered a hushed Santa Ana courtroom this afternoon from her holding cell and, if her frown and slouching shoulders were any indication, didn't believe she'd be receiving happy news.Packard's instincts were right. During a hearing that lasted nine minutes, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Eric Naposki Murder Sentencing Delayed

    ​Former New England Patriot's linebacker Eric Naposki, now a convicted murderer, took a break from his seemingly continual jailhouse network TV interviews to appear today in court, where he asked that his punishment be delayed until May 18.Naposki entered Superior Court Judge William Froeberg's co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Orange County Courthouse Quote of the Day!

    Pool photograph by Paul Bersebach/OC RegisterPackard: But I'm "a good mom"​"He was perfect for Nanette. He was very rich. Why was he so perfect? He was gone three days a week. What better person to cheat on? You've got no eyes watching you and you can cheat on him over and over and over again."--O ... More >>

  • News

    January 12, 2012

    Nanette Packard: Ready for Her Close-Up?

    [Moxley Confidential] The criminal defendant hopes to convince a jury she's a greedy slut—but not a murderer

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Eric Naposki, Ex-NFL Player, Will Face Jury For Murder

    Naposki: Suit up, boy. It's game time!​One-time linebacker for the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts, Eric Naposki had been hoping that an Orange County judge would dismiss the murder case against him and an ex-girlfriend in the gun slaying of a wealthy Newport Beach businessman.Defense ... More >>

  • News

    March 31, 2011

    Defense In Murder Case Against Ex-NFL Player Cries 'Illegal Procedure!'

    [Moxley Confidential] Was the cold-case homicide of William McLaughlin cold for so long that exculpatory evidence disappeared?