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Father of Sierra LaMar Murder Suspect Faces Sexual Assault Charges

Genaro Garcia Fernandez, 51, was ordered to stand trial on charges he molested his daughter for nine years.

The father of , the man charged in the disappearance of Sierra LaMar, has been ordered to stand trial for multiple sexual assault charges.

A judge has ordered Genaro Garcia Fernandez, 51, to go on trial on charges that he molested his daughter for nine years, an investigator with the Santa Clara County Sexual Crimes Unit told KCBS.

Fernandez was taken into custody last July after his daughter stepped forward, alleging he had molested her numerous times, beginning when she was five years old in 1990.

The young woman said that the molestations continued until she was 14 years old.

Her brother, Antolin Garcia-Torres, was charged last month for the murder and killing of Sierra LaMar, 15, following her disappearance on March 16.

Despite , LaMar’s body has not been found.

For previous coverage of the Sierra LaMar case, refer to the Sierra LaMar Disappearance: Comprehensive Updates and Information page on Gilroy Patch.

J. Conseco July 18, 2012 at 10:53 AM
DeAnna L. Silva Noia-Blase, My relatives came to this country legally and with clear heads on their shoulders. They worked hard to better themselves and more importantly the United States of America. Let it be known that crybaby worthless imports will be dealt with.
Pete Arballo July 19, 2012 at 11:21 PM
These two belong (father and son) do deserve to be "lumped" together. They also deserved to be in prison together. And futhermore, while there, deserve to be humped together by the bigger, tougher and even more sexually perverse inmates! This is Pete's opinion, and it is a good one! hah
cristina July 31, 2012 at 06:00 PM
i think everyone needs to think about the family.....
Pete Arballo August 02, 2012 at 02:40 AM
Whose family? The one the father ruined or the other family (LaMar) that the son ruined? Everyone is thinking about these families - that is why we all have so much to say.
Christina November 24, 2012 at 03:12 PM
CMON PEOPLE !!!!! can you GET REAL here for ONE lousey second !!! (THIS) WAS THE ABSOLUTE (((((WORST))))) THING THAT COULD EVER HAPPEN TO A YOUNG Lady 15 yrs old. IDGAF how his evil ass got that way, he NEVER EVER should be FREE to roam the streets or Morgan Hill, Gilroy and San Martin so he can take his pick while hunting, FKN BS!!! "put his ass to SLEEP" period !!

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