FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Lt. Mark Stichter, 714.904.7042, MKStichter@ocsd.org; Carrie Braun, 714.552.5795, CBraun@ocsd.org
Five Suspects Arrested in Connection with Homicide Investigation
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Ca. (July, 22, 2016) – On Friday, July 22, 2016, Orange County Sheriff investigators arrested Ashkan Dezhangfard, 3-8-94, San Juan Capistrano, Ryan Huebnar 8-4-95, Laguna Niguel, Siavish Hosseinaliarhani, 11-25-97, Laguna Niguel, Angelica Shiabata, 6-20-88, San Juan Capistrano and Brion Hyde, 5-23-94, San Juan Capistrano, in connection with a homicide at the end of Trabuco Creek Road in San Juan Capistrano.
On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at approximately 1:10 p.m., Orange County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the end of Trabuco Creek Road and found an adult male deceased in the creek bed. An Orange County Deputy Coroner responded and found traumatic injuries to the victim’s body. OCSD Homicide investigators responded and assumed responsibility for the investigation. Homicide, crime scene and coroner investigators processed and collected evidence from the scene.
During the preliminary investigation, the deceased adult male was identified as Alvaro Rios, 38, Perris. Rios was a reported missing adult from Perris in Riverside County on July 13, 2016.
Orange County Coroner Division conducted an autopsy and determined Alvaro was the victim of homicide. The injuries were consistent with being stabbed.
Investigators prepared and served several search warrants on vehicles and residences in south Orange County.
All five suspects were arrested for murder and conspiracy and booked into the Orange County Jail. They are being held on $1 million bail each and scheduled for their first court appearance on Monday, July 25, 2016.