Despite facing a decades-long prison sentence if convicted in connection to one of Bakersfield’s most high-profile killings, Sebastian Parra doesn’t have a clue why he’s been indicted in the shooting death of a local state prison corrections counselor.

It’s a “little bit terrifying,” Parra said to The Californian during a jailhouse interview last week. But, he’s trying to keep up a good spirit, he said while dressed in orange jail clothing and an orange beaded necklace with a Christian cross pendant.

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