OC man arrested in connection with body found at Irvine construction site

Construction workers found the body of a man face-down in a remote area near Wolf Trail and Orchard Hills in Irvine Friday, June 5, 2015.

A Santa Ana man has been arrested in connection with a June 2015 murder case in Irvine.

Police said 21-year-old Jacob Margo has been taken into custody for the murder of 19-year-old Octavio Alcala, also of Santa Ana.

Alcala's body was found by workers at a remote construction site near Wolf Trail and Orchard Hills on June 5, 2015.

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Neither worked at the site where the body was found lying face-down in a graded area without any buildings nearby, according to officials.

Irvine police said Margo and Alcala knew each other, but wouldn't comment on a motive.

Anyone with information that can help detectives in their investigation is urged to call (949) 724-7170.

City News Service contributed to this report.
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