Teen Arrested for Murder After Deceased Found

Teen Arrested for Murder After Deceased Found
Posted on 02/27/2019
Teen Arrested for Murder After Deceased FoundA 17-year-old is in custody after being arrested for the murder of a Hispanic male believed to be in his 50s. The man’s identity has yet to be confirmed. 

Officers responded to a residence in the 12900 block of Oaks Avenue at approximately 8:14 a.m. Monday morning, February 25, 2019, after the body of a deceased male was discovered in a trailer on the property. The victim, who suffered multiple stab wounds, is believed to had been living inside the trailer.

The investigation revealed that a 17-year-old male, who was known to the victim, was possibly involved. Detectives identified and then located the suspect at a residence in the 12900 block of 12th Street. 

The suspect was arrested and booked at juvenile hall in San Bernardino. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sutton at (909) 334-3094 or tsutton@chinopd.org.