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2 men to be arraigned for deputy murder

December 30, 2008 6:28:19 AM PST
Two men charged with killing a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy are scheduled to be arraigned in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday.Deputy Juan Escalante, 27, was gunned down in front of his parents' home in Cypress Park in August.

Escalante was getting ready to go to work and was not wearing his uniform. He worked at the jail in downtown L.A. guarding violent inmates.

Authorities arrested Carlos Velasquez and Guillermo Hernandez earlier this month for the murder. They are being held without bail.


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