Adrian Loya Found Guilty in 2015 Bourne Murder

Adrian Loya is led to a prisoner transport van after his conviction on first degree murder in Barnstable Superior Court

BARNSTABLE – A Barnstable Superior Court jury found Adrian Loya guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday in the shooting death of Coast Guard Petty Officer Lisa Trubnikova in 2015.

He was also found guilty on several other charges, including aggravated assault and battery, armed home invasion and assault and battery on a police officer, among others.

The murder conviction comes with an automatic sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.

“The verdict was consistent with the evidence the jury heard,” said Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe after it was delivered.

Prosecutors said Loya forced his way into a Bourne condominium in February 2015, killing Trubnikova, and injuring her wife, Petty Officer Anna Trubnikova.

“This jury really performed their duty with a very conscientious sprit,” said O’Keefe.

“They are relieved. They’ve lived with the terrible, terrible incident in their lives. I’ve heard it said that there’s nothing worse than a parent losing a child,” said O’Keefe about how Trubnikova’s family was reacting to the verdict and dealing with their loss.

The DA called the case a classic battle of the experts.  

Bourne Police Officer Jared MacDonald was shot in the back while responding and has spent the last two-plus years recovering. He also testified at the trial.

Former Bourne Police Officer Jared MacDonald reacting outside the courtroom

Outside the courtroom with his wife and his service dog after the verdict had been read, MacDonald said he was pleased with the decision.

“It’s nice to have justice served. It’s not my decision, I don’t have any control over the situation, but I feel like justice has been served,” he said.

MacDonald said he would now work on moving forward and “would make due with what we have,” he said.

“You never know day to day what’s going to happen and who’s going to be where. You just never know what’s around the corner so to speak,” MacDonald said when asked what his takeaway was from the trial.

When asked outside the courtroom as he was being led into a prisoner transport van if he had anything to say to the victims, he said he was “very sorry.”

Anna Trubnikova delivered gripping and emotional testimony last week about the attack, detailing the final moments of Lisa’s life after both had been shot.

Members of her family declined to comment after the verdict.

Jurors also heard the 911 call made by Anna Trubnikova as she begged for help to arrive.

During testimony last Wednesday morning, Dr. Martin Kelly testified for the prosecution that Loya did not suffer from a schizoid personality disorder at the time of the shooting.

After visiting the scene of the crime, jurors were shown a recorded interview police conducted with Loya after the rampage during which admitted to the shootings.

Defense attorney Drew Segadelli had argued his client was not able to understand the wrongfulness of his actions argued an insanity defense.

By MATT PITTA, News Director

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