Irvine Police Department Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #02-24-16
Contact : Bill Whalen, Commander – Crossroads Area 949-724-7025, firstname.lastname@example.org
Irvine, CA – The Irvine Police Department (IPD) has identified the suspect involved in a homicide on an Irvine bike path. The suspect is identified as Dennis Thomas Monson, Jr., age 37, transient.
In the early morning hours of Jan. 19, 2016, Monson was with 51-year-old victim Sidney Siemensma, with whom he was acquainted, on a bike path adjacent to the Interstate 405 near Irvine Center Drive behind the Los Olivos residential community. An altercation occurred, and Monson repeatedly stabbed the victim. The suspect then fled the scene. Continue reading