ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE
Case # 17WF1965
Date: September 28, 2017
*Defendant initially charged with attempted murder and assault with intent to commit rape
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man was charged with special circumstances murder during attempted rape after the 68-year-old victim died due to injuries sustained in the assault.
Defendant: Michael Aon Varela, 30, Garden Grove
Charged on Sept. 22, 2017, in an amended complaint with the following felony count: Continue reading