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Santa Ana Police Department
Monday January 1st, 2018 :: 03:21 p.m. PST
Advisory

Detectives Investigating Homicide 1600 Block West First Street - Suspect In Custody

Detectives Investigating Homicide 1600 Block West First Street - Suspect In Custody

Victim: Betty Jane Willis (76)

Arrestee: Rosendo Xo Pec (22)


On 01-1-18 at approximately 4:14 a.m., a citizen called the Santa Ana Police Department after hearing someone yelling for help in the parking lot of 1605 W. First Street. Officers arrived and found an unresponsive 76-year-old female victim lying on the ground. Officers detained a male that was attempting to flee the scene.
 
OCFA personnel arrived and attempted to render medical aid. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene at 4:34 a.m.
 
Santa Ana Police Homicide Detectives responded to handle the investigation. Detectives interviewed and identified the male that was fleeing the scene as 22 year-old, Rosendo Xo Pec. Pec was booked at the Santa Ana Detention Center for Homicide.
 
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call SAPD homicide detectives at (714) 245-8390, or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS

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Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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Non-emergencies: 714-834-4211

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