Sonia Nallan Killed, Husband Arrested for Murder

Sonia Nallan Killed, Husband Arrested for Murder

Sonia Nallan, 48, an Indian American woman was fatally shot dead in the neighborhood of San Jose, CA on April 30, and the police have arrested her husband on murder charges. Her husband, James ‘Jim’ Nallan, 63, is being held without bail at Santa Clara, Calif., County Jail.

According to San Jose Police Department reports, police responded at 12:46 a.m. April 30 to a call reporting that a person had been shot. Arriving at the scene, officers found Sonia Nallan suffering from at least one gunshot wound. She was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead shortly after.

San Jose police confirmed that Jim Nallan is in custody and that there are no outstanding suspects. No motive has yet been established for the shooting. Nallan, a technical recruiter at Encore Semiconductors, is survived by two sons, Sahil, 21, who attends UC Berkeley; and Nitin, 20, who attends UC Irvine. Funeral services were held on May 6, at the Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward, Calif.

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