SANTA ANA, Ca. (July 19, 2023): At 3:41 p.m. on July 18, 2023, Orange County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 9000 block of Canton Avenue in the unincorporated area within the city Anaheim reference a male who had been stabbed in the street. Upon arrival, deputies located a 50-year-old man, of Anaheim, inside a nearby residence with stab wounds. Deputies rendered medical aid, and he was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau responded to investigate. At this time, the name of the victim is being withheld while the Orange County Coroner completes their notifications.
Two search warrants were served, and at 1:00 a.m. on July 19, Effrum Maland Burnett, 52, of Yorba Linda, was arrested and later booked into Orange County Jail on suspicion of homicide. Multiple weapons were recovered; however, further investigations remain to determine if they were involved in the incident.
The investigation into this case continues and anyone with information is encouraged to contact OC Sheriff Homicide investigators at 714-647-7000 or submit anonymous information through Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS