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SJPD Arrests Suspect for 1-15-2020 Homicide: Clayton Rd. & Squeri Dr. in San Jose
Filed under Press Release, on 2/13/2020 3:59:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 20-015-1040
LOCATION: Clayton Road and Squeri Drive, San Jose
 
 
VICTIM: Richard Huy Nguyen AGE: 26 years
ADDRESS: San Jose resident
 
 
SUSPECT #1: Marcus Sloan Pardohendry AGE: 33 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose resident
 
 
SUSPECT #2: Richard Alexis Torres AGE: 28 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose resident
Suspect Marcus Pardohendry Suspect Richard Torres


San Jose, Calif. - On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at about 10:19 PM, San Jose police officers responded to a person shot at Clayton Road and Squeri Drive in San Jose. Arriving officers located victim Richard Nguyen suffering from at least one gunshot wound. Victim Nguyen was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Follow-up investigation by homicide detectives led to the identification of suspects Marcus Pardohendry and Richard Torres.

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, Covert Response Unit officers located suspect Torres in the City of Santa Clara. Torres did not comply with officers' commands and a San Jose police K9 was used to take him into custody. Torres was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment and was paper booked into Santa Clara County Jail for murder. Torres remains in custody at the hospital until he is medically released and booked into jail.

On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at about 3:00 PM, Covert Response Unit officers located suspect Pardohendry in a residence in the 2500 block of Vista Verde Drive in San Jose. Pardohendry barricaded himself in the residence. MERGE officers responded to the scene and took over the incident.

At about 3:08 AM (2-13-2020), Pardohendry exited the residence and did not comply with officers' commands. Officers discharged a projectile impact weapon at Pardohendry twice and used a K9 to take him into custody. Pardohendry was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment and will be subsequently booked into Santa Clara County Jail for murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Paul Hamblin or Detective Ken Rak 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 #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Brian Shab #3549
DATE: 2/14/2020 TIME: 4:30 PM DATE: 2/14/2020 TIME: 4:30 PM


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