Moorpark Man Charged in Death of Paul Kessler

By Redaccion
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Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today, November 16, 2023, that two felony charges will be filed against Loay Abdelfattah Alnaji (DOB 05/06/73), of Moorpark, in connection with the death of Paul Kessler.

Alnaji has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and battery causing serious bodily injury. Both charges have special allegations that Alnaji personally inflicted great bodily injury.

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko and Ventura County Sheriff Jim Fryhoff will hold a joint news conference for credentialed media on Friday, November 17, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. at the Ventura County Sheriff’s East County Station at 2101 East Olsen Road, in Thousand Oaks. The news conference will be live streamed here:

There will be no further updates before tomorrow’s news conference.

Case: 2023030461

Defendant Information:

Loay Abdelfattah Alnaji (DOB 05/06/73)


  • PC192(b) – Involuntary manslaughter
  • PC 243(d) – Battery causing serious bodily injury

Special Allegations:

  • PC 1192.7(c)(8) – Personally inflicted great bodily injury