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The investigation of Saturday evening's murder of a pregnant woman and her unborn child continues. This is the third News Release distributed by EPD. For more information on this case and to view prior News Releases, go to police.escondido.org and look at the News Release page. The most recent photograph of Cepeda is included below.
EPD Detectives are still looking for Ruben Cepeda, as he is the suspect in these murders. Detectives have requested and obtained an Arrest Warrant for Ruben Cepeda late yesterday. The warrant has a $1M bail.
If anyone has information about Cepeda, call the Escondido Police Department immediately @ 760.839.4722.
As a reminder, if anyone sees Cepeda, do not contact him and instead call 911 immediately.
San Diego County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case. Callers can make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 888 580-8477 or send an anonymous text or web tip at www.sdcrimestoppers.com.
Ruben Anthony Cepeda
21 years old
5'-08", about 150 lbs
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