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A 21-year-old Newhall man who was charged with killing a friend he knew since childhood pleaded not guilty in court today, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

David Aladana faces one count of willful, deliberate, and premeditated murder.

The felony complaint includes the allegation that the murder was committed with a handgun.

According to the criminal complaint, Maximiliano Bernal, 22, was shot to death on or between Feb. 23 and 24. Aladana turned himself in at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office in San Ysidro on Feb. 24, prosecutors said.

Bail for the defendant is more than $2 million.

If convicted as charged, Aladana faces 50 years to life in state prison.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

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29 Comments

  1. Now that’s FAKE friend.

  2. Didn’t he tell authorities last month that he shot and killed his friend? Then showed them where he dumped the body?

  3. Josh Larson Josh Larson says:

    But he turned himself in.. We live in a very strange society…

  4. yeah you know he’s regrets saying anything to anybody. society lol..here we go again lets all point fingers judge and speciulate lol

  5. Dwee Gee says:

    Show some respect, this effects both families.

  6. So sad , does anyone have a picture of the guy who shot him? This is Really sad . So the guy was supposed to be his best friend ?. That’s crazy. . Why he shot him for ?

  7. I guess after realizing he might be in prison for life, he changed his mind.

  8. David is a nice guy I know he didn’t do it that was one of his good friends God bless both of there family’s

  9. Media says a lot of things, that could be true or not to get publics reaction. We dont know. All we know is what was said on that first article.

  10. #ripmaxbernal 🙏🏼💙 we love
    You kid. && David is in my prayers as well. I know both of these kids and people shouldn’t bash either one because this is a very sad thing. 💙 we don’t know what happened. Until then…. People shouldn’t put two sense.

    • Exactly , that’s so very true nobody knows what happened except the boys and God , people just need to be compassionate for everybody who is suffering from this sad sad situation both sets of families have lost . The whole thing is devastating for everyone .

    • Nicole Cruz Nicole Cruz says:

      Nobody knows what happened but it doesn’t mean someone needed to die because of it! Killing is not the answer!

    • And I agree, these are my friends! I had to watch my friend get buried on Friday & now we have a friend who’s in jail. It’s a very sad thing. But until we know what happens like I said before people shouldn’t assume. I don’t think what David did is ok. But I’m not going to sit on social media and bash him

  11. El sabe muy bien lo que hizo,entre cielo y tierra nada se esconde,llegara la justicia para Max, después de todo, quien la debe, la paga, Existe la ley divina. Y llegará, el tiempo no perdona!!!

  12. Nothing is worth taking someone’s life. And whomever committed this horrific act must face the consequences. Prayers to the family of the victim.

  13. Chris Avila maybe you could reach out to the parents!

  14. Shirley says:

    wow, really? Not Guilty after he already said he did it? Can someone explain this to me…

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