Authorities Looking For Answers After Missing Father Of Two Found In Burning Car
FONTANA (CBSLA.com) — Four days after a Fontana man was kidnapped from his driveway and killed, investigators are still looking for answers.
The body of Alejandro Padilla, 40, was found inside a burning vehicle, which was confirmed to have belonged to the victim, after it was reported he went missing early Friday morning.
The vehicle was found in a public park in the 1000 block of Etiwanda Street in Rialto, about six miles from his home on Beechcraft Avenue.
Neighbors report that the neighborhood is normally peaceful and the park, where Padilla’s remains were found, is known as a family-friendly area.
“It’s a nice family neighborhood,” Rialto resident Edgar Samperio said, “Makes no sense, really.”
Padilla, a father of two, was reportedly heading to work when the kidnapping ensued.
Investigators suggest that Padilla may have tried to fight off the assailants, as evidence of a bloody struggle was found in his driveway.
Residents and authorities alike are now hoping to find answers through a number of security cameras, which are set up at the park.
Police, however, are not saying what, if any, video they were able to get from the cameras.
No arrests have yet been made.