Family of slain Palm Springs police officer speaks in favor of ballot measure to speed up death penalty system

In a statement this week, David Kling, Zerebny’s father, and Matt Zerebny, her father-in-law, urged a “yes” vote on Proposition 66, which would change and limit how death row inmates can appeal their cases. 

“While we will never have closure over the senseless death of our beautiful Lesley, their killer needs to be brought to justice,” they said. “We are seeking justice and that will come in the form of change. Prop. 66 is that change.”

Crime victims have become prominent voices behind Proposition 66 and its competing ballot measure, Proposition 62, which seeks to end the death penalty in California.

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