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Report Of Fight In Central Coast Apartment Turns Into Murder Investigation

Posted on Monday, August 25, 2014 2:47pm


It started as a 911 call over a fight reported in an apartment on the Central Coast, but it turned into a murder investigation.

Santa Maria police are still trying to figure out what exactly what happened at a home on the 1000 block of West Street Saturday night.

When officers arrived at the home just before 10 p.m. to investigate reports of a fight, they found the body of a man inside.

Police say a preliminary investigation shows that the man, who still isn’t being identified, died as the result of a fight.

Officers arrested Ismael Jacinto-Cruz at the scene.  The 24 your old Santa Maria man is being held on a murder charge.


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