Press Releases

Wednesday 08/14/2019 4:45 PM - Homicide Investigation Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Homicide Investigation Update
Date and Time of Incident: 4-3-19, Approximately 12:05 AM
Place of Occurrence: 2200 block of Beach Street, Oceano
Victim Information: Daniel Fuentes, Sr., 41, Oceano
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: The Sheriff’s Office has been actively investigating the homicide of Daniel Fuentes Sr. since 4-3-19. During the initial investigation, forensic evidence was obtained from the crime scene. The forensic evidence was sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) for analysis. The Sheriff’s Office has compiled a forensic profile and Sheriff’s Detectives are currently in the process of comparing forensic evidence from the crime scene to suspects in this case. Anyone with information on the Fuentes homicide is asked to please contact Sheriff's Detectives at 805-781-4500. Information can also be reported anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling (805) 549-STOP (7867) or through their website: www.slotips.org. No further information is available at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Wednesday 08/14/2019 4:46 PM