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*UPDATE* 10-26-15 Homicide Victim is Identified
Filed under Press Release, on 10/29/2015 11:39:00 AM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.


CASE NUMBER: 15-299-0333

LOCATION: 25 South 3rd St.
VICTIM: Alessandra BarlasAGE: 27 years-old
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT: Hugo CastroAGE: 28 years-old
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident

Suspect Hugo Castro



**UPDATE (10-29-15)**

The victim has been identified above.



San Jose: On Monday, October 26, 2015, at 10:21 a.m., San Jose Police Officers responded to 25 South 3rd St. on a welfare check. Officers arrived and discovered a deceased adult female victim with at least one stab wound.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and suspect are known to each other and had a prior dating relationship. The location of the crime was determined to belong to a third party. There are no outstanding suspects. Suspect Castro will be booked into the Santa Clara County Jail for murder.

The identity of the victim will not be released until the Santa Clara County Coroner's Office confirms the victim's identity and notifies next of kin.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Rick Yu or Detective Wayne Smith of the San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.

BY: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Spagnoli #2924
DATE: 10/29/15 TIME: 11:40 AMDATE: 10/29/15 TIME: 11:40 AM


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