2nd Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Man Found In Burning SUV

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau have announced the arrest of a second suspect in the murder of a man whose body was found in a burning SUV in Rancho Palos Verdes last month.

Investigators Wednesday said they arrested Jose Angel Martinez, 18, of Compton.

Long Beach resident Christopher Waters, 42, was found in a burning vehicle on April 23, in the 30100 block of Miraleste Drive. Waters was found with his feet bound and a cord around his neck.

Martinez was transported to Lakewood Sheriff’s Station and booked for murder. He is currently being held in lieu of $ 1 million bail.

His next court date is May 10, 2013 at Long Beach Court.

An unidentified 17-year-old turned himself into authorities on April 27. He is being held at a juvenile facility.

If you have any information about this case, please contact Sheriff’s Homicide investigators at 323-890-5500.

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