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Thursday April 1st, 2021 :: 07:20 a.m. PDT

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**2nd UPD** #LASD Homicide Detectives Responded to a Death Investigation, 44000 block of 15th St West, #Lancaster

Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the murder of Victim Mena, which occurred in the city of Lancaster on Friday, March 26, 2021, at approximately 8:22 p.m. . 


On March 31, 2021, one of the suspects involved in the incident turned himself into the Los Angeles Police Department North Hollywood Division. The suspect was transported to East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station where he was booked at 7:30 p.m. for murder. 

The suspect, Jajuan Termell Welch-Arroyo, is being held on no bail.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information available at this time.   

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org 

 
Forwarded by:  
Deputy Grace Medrano   
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street
Los Angeles California 90012  
http://www.lasd.org    


**UPDATE PRESS RELEASE**
Sheriff’s Homicide Investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a female Hispanic woman who was approximately 31 years of age.
 
Deputies from Lancaster station responded to the 44000 block of 15th Street West, in the City of Lancaster regarding a rescue call. When they arrived, they observed  the female victim lying in the street suffering from severe trauma after being struck by a vehicle.   
 
Detectives later learned that an incident occurred inside the apartment complex where the victim and her boyfriend were possibly robbed.
 
The suspects, who were described as two male blacks, were seen running from the apartment complex and into a light colored sedan. The victim chased after the suspects and was run over by their vehicle as they fled the scene.  
 
The victim suffered significant injuries and was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased. 
 
The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information available at this time.   

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org 

 
Forwarded by:  
Deputy Alejandra Parra   
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street
Los Angeles California 90012  
http://www.lasd.org    

 
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 




**ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE BELOW**



DATE:
   Friday, March 26, 2021       
                            
REPORTED AT:  8:22 p.m. 
                               
LOCATION:  44000 block of 15th Street West, Lancaster
  
VICTIM:  Female Adult 
  
SUSPECT:  Unknown   
  
UNIT:  Homicide Bureau – Lieutenant Calderaro
 
NARRATIVE:  
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide investigators are responding to the 44000 block of 15th Street West, Lancaster, to investigate the circumstances behind the death of a Female adult.  The incident was reported Friday, March 26, 2021, at approximately 8:22 p.m.

The victim was pronounced deceased at the Hospital. 
  
There is no additional information available at this time. 
 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org 
 
Forwarded by:  
Deputy James Nagao  
Sheriff's Information Bureau 
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
211 West Temple Street
Los Angeles California 90012  
http://www.lasd.org    

 
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Alex Villanueva, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department 
 

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