ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY NEWS RELEASE
Case # 16CF0605
Date: April 4, 2017
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man is scheduled to face trial tomorrow for stabbing and murdering a concert attendee during a live performance in downtown Santa Ana. Juan Angel Rivera, 23, Santa Ana, was charged on March 8, 2016, with one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal use of a knife. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 26 years to life in state prison.
Opening statements are scheduled to begin tomorrow, April, 5, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. in Department C-40, Central Justice Center, Santa Ana. Continue reading