Update: Homicide victim identified and suspects arrested

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Lt. Chris Lick

DATE: October 24, 2019

PHONE: 760-839-4444

 

 

UPDATE

 

Homicide victim identified and suspects arrested

 

 

The victim in the Grove Park homicide has been identified as 37-year-old Escondido resident Mauricio Renteria.

 

Six juveniles, ranging in age from 14-17 years, have been arrested for the homicide. All six were booked into juvenile hall for the charges of homicide (187(A) PC) and the criminal street gang enhancement pursuant to 186.22(B)(1) PC.

 

The investigation is still on-going.

 

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