As of 2010, Orange County's 43-year-old Milorad Olic, who dreamed of becoming a physicist, had never worked a day in his life thanks to a successful father who gave him about $800,000 for living expenses, including more than $2,100 a month to live free in a South Coast Plaza apartment.
(attempted murder and elder abuse) after a jury didn't buy Olic's claim
that his mutilated father somehow fabricated the horrific knife
Judge Thomas M. Goethals reward him with a government-paid trip to prison.
appealed to the California Court of Appeal based in Santa Ana, claiming
that he'd been represented in court by a mentally ill moron and so the
conviction should be overturned.
justices weren't humored. Last August, they upheld the righteousness of
the trial and its guilty findings. But Olic refuses to give up.
don't eat vegetable because of my stomach problems and yet they gave me
vegetable-only diet," Olic told the federal judges. "This torture cased
me to lose weight and undermine my defense in court."
month, U.S. District Court Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald dismissed the
appeal on technical grounds after noting that this defendant's latest
complaints are new and haven't been considered by state authorities.
Olic, 46, will remain serving his 13 years to life sentence inside Mule
Creek State Prison and, given that he can request parole, may
eventually return to society.