Fri. Dec 2nd, 2022

Unincorporated Anaheim, Ca. (September 30, 2022): Ricardo Martin Campos, 31, was arrested for murder related to a 2019 homicide in the unincorporated Anaheim community. Members of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detail secured an arrest warrant for Campos on September 26, 2022. Campos was arrested in Houston, Texas on September 28.



Just after 9:30 p.m. on May 14, 2019, deputies responded to an unknown trouble in the 8400 block of Augusta Drive in unincorporated Anaheim. Deputies found Eli Gamaliel Victoriano-Che, 28, who was originally from Santa Ana, inside a motorhome, suffering from a gunshot wound. Victoriano-Che was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Over the last three years, Homicide Investigators have worked on identifying who was responsible for this murder. Through their hard work, additional information was discovered which resulted in the securing of an arrest warrant for murder.

“This arrest showcases the dedication the men and women of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department have to bringing those responsible for violent crimes to justice,” Sheriff Don Barnes said. “The Sheriff’s Department is committed to bringing to justice those who do harm to our community, no matter how long it takes.”

Campos is currently awaiting extradition to Orange County.

By Editor

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

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