Man convicted of killing Roseville waitress inside restaurant

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

PLACER COUNTY, Calif. — The man accused of killing Roseville waitress Vita Joga in June 2021 was convicted of her murder Tuesday.

He entered the House of Oliver on June 21, 2021 and killed Joga.

Jordan, a convicted felon who wasn’t allowed to have a gun, was expected in Placer County court the day of the killing to be arraigned on charges related to threats he made toward Joga. He bailed out earlier, skipped the court appearance and ultimately killed Joga.

Jordan also allegedly assaulted a correctional officer at the Placer County jail in January 2024. The correctional officer had minor facial bruising as a result of the attack.

Vita Joga was remembered by colleagues as a vibrant woman who could light up a room.

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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.