DATE: January 17, 2024

CASE: Darrell Marion (Case #19FE001279)

PROSECUTOR: Deputy District Attorney Allen Tsikerman, Domestic Violence Unit

Darrell Marion was convicted by a jury of attempted murder with the allegation of willful, deliberation and premeditation found true. Marion was also convicted of assault with a deadly weapon, domestic violence, torture, aggravated mayhem and criminal threats. The jury found true multiple allegations of great bodily injury and use of a knife.

Darrell Marion and the victim were in a relationship. On January 18, 2019, Marion accused the victim of cheating and attacked her with a knife. Marion slashed the victim across the face with such force she suffered a major laceration and fractured jawbone. Marion then told the victim he was going to kill her and continued to slash her with the knife. The victim suffered multiple significant lacerations to her head and body, including a severed finger. The victim tried to escape during the attack, but she was stopped by Marion.  The victim was ultimately able to break free and escape to get help.

Marion faces a maximum sentence of 27 years to life in prison.  Sentencing is set for March 15, 2024, at 1:30 p.m. in Department 33 before the Honorable Laurel White.