Thu. Feb 9th, 2023

ANAHEIM, Calif. (March 15, 2021) – The Anaheim Police Department Homicide Detail has arrested 57-year-old Alvaro Mendoza Sahagun, an Anaheim resident, for the fatal stabbing of 36-year-old Marcos Zavala, also of Anaheim, at a homeless shelter.



On March 14, 2021, around 6 a.m., Anaheim police officers responded to the Salvation Army in the 1400 block of S. Salvation Place and located Zavala suffering from at least one stab wound. He died at a nearby hospital.

Marcos Zavala

Officers contacted Sahagun at the scene and detectives subsequently arrested him.

Sahagun was booked into the Anaheim Detention Facility for murder and is being held in lieu of $1 million.

Detectives are not discussing a motive for the murder.

Anyone with information related to the homicide is urged to contact Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS

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The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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