A couple allegedly helped a Costa Mesa man after police said he killed two people in 2010, according to court records filed in the case.
Timothy Allen Wozniak and Lisa Gayle Golledge, both 37, were each charged with one felony count of being accessories to a murder after the fact in connection to the murders of Samuel Herr, 26, and Herr's friend, Irvine resident Juri "Julie" Kibuishi, 23.
Timothy Wozniak and Golledge have both entered not-guilty pleas.
Timothy Wozniak is the brother of Daniel Patrick Wozniak, 27, who is accused of committing both murders. Golledge and Timothy Wozniak dated at the time of the crimes, said Lt. Paul Dondero.
The alleged roles that Timothy Wozniak and Golledge played in the case were unclear, and their cities of residence could not be confirmed as of press time. Prosecutors and police declined to discuss the details, saying they do not want to jeopardize the case when there may be more suspects.
Prosecutors allege that Wozniak killed Herr, an Afghanistan war veteran who was his neighbor in the Camden Martinique apartment complex on Pinecreek Drive, to gain access to Herr's bank account. Police also contend that Wozniak killed Kibuishi in Herr's apartment in an attempt to deceive police and make Herr a suspect in her death.
Days after news of the murders, parts of Herr's body were found scattered in a park in Long Beach.
Wozniak, a community playhouse actor, was eventually arrested at his bachelor party in Huntington Beach.
Wozniak has pleaded not guilty to the two felony counts of murder and denied the six sentencing enhancements he is facing. The Orange County district attorney's office is seeking the death penalty in the case.
Timothy Wozniak was released on $20,000 bail, but Golledge remained in jail on $70,500 bail on additional charges relating to a traffic offense and abandonment and neglect of a child, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department.