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Irvine Police Department Press Release

Subject: Homicide Victim Identified

Contact : Farrah Emami, Public Information Officer, Irvine Police Department, 949-724-7112,

Irvine, CA – The victim in a homicide case being investigated by the Irvine Police Department (IPD) has been identified as 19-year-old Octavio Jesus Alcala of Santa Ana.

On the morning of June 5, 2015, employees arriving to work at a construction site in the area of Wolf Trail and Orchard Hills located a deceased adult male, later identified as Alcala. The victim was located face-down in a remote, graded construction area that does not have any buildings. The construction workers called 911 and IPD responded to the scene.

The cause of death and circumstances of the case are under investigation.

Anyone with additional information regarding the crime is asked to call IPD Detective Sarah Tunnicliffe
at 949-724-7170.


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By Editor

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One thought on “Irvine homicide victim identified as Octavio Jesus Alcala of Santa Ana”
  1. So really this is a Santa Ana murder,,,they just couldn’t get to him before he left the city limits,…..

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