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20-year-old man arrested in Santa Ana murder

Twenty-year-old Jose Fuentes is accused of killing an acquaintance in Santa Ana during a robbery at the victim's home.

June 8, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 20-year-old Santa Ana man is under arrest, accused of killing an acquaintance during a robbery at the victim's home.The suspect has been identified as Jose Fuentes. He is being held on charges including murder, burglary, robbery and grand theft auto.

Police say the unidentified victim was found inside his home on S. Joane Way on Monday by his landlord who had stopped by to check on him. She was concerned because she had not seen or heard from the victim for a few days.

The landlord's sister told Eyewitness News that there was blood on the walls of the victim's house and the television and other items including his car were missing. They have since been recovered.

The cause of death has been ruled as blunt force trauma.

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