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Anaheim Police Make Arrest In Fatal Stabbing Of 12-Year-Old Boy

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (CBS) — Police arrested a suspect in the stabbing death of a 12-year-old boy in Anaheim Monday.

Detectives arrested Bryan Ocampo, 18, after questioning him about the stabbing that occurred hours earlier. He was booked on suspicion of one count of homicide and was being held without bail.

Ocampo has no known gang affiliation and police didn’t disclose a motive for the murder.

Police responded to a call of a stabbing at 2:40 p.m. Monday in the 1500 block of East La Palma Avenue at North Anna Drive, according to Anaheim police Sgt. Rick Martinez.

 


KNX 1070’s Mike Landon reports that Anaheim police are looking for a suspect in the stabbing death of a 12-year-old boy

Juan Martinez was stabbed multiple times in the parking lot of an apartment complex. He was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

He was a student at Sycamore Junior High School where a makeshift memorial was set up on Tuesday morning.

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