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Update: SJPD Arrests 3 Suspects in Connection with a 2016 Homicide in San Jose
Filed under Press Release, on 3/18/2020 4:17:00 PM by Author: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 16-179-0969
LOCATION: 1700 block of Cape Aston Court, San Jose
 
 
VICTIM: Justin Tran AGE: 26 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #1: Jorge Fernandez AGE: 45 Years
ADDRESS: Los Angeles County Resident 
 
 
SUSPECT #2: Ruben Larios Lopez AGE: 27 Years
ADDRESS: Los Angeles County Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #3: Janine Marie Cordova AGE: 30 Years
ADDRESS: Los Angeles County Resident
 
 
SUSPECT #4: Myung Jin Kim       AGE: 25 Years  (At-Large)
ADDRESS: Los Angeles County Resident
Suspect #1: Jorge Fernandez  Suspect #2: Ruben Larios Lopez  Suspect #3: Janine Marie Cordova  Suspect #4: Myung Jin Kim
(At-Large)

 

Update: March 18, 2020 

San Jose, Calif. - On Monday, June 27, 2016 at approximately 9:20 PM, Victim Justin Tran was shot and killed while sitting inside his vehicle in the 1700 block of Cape Aston Court in San Jose.

Homicide detectives conducted extensive follow-up investigation which led to the identification of the above listed suspects involved in the murder.  Detectives obtained arrest warrants for all four suspects for murder.  Three of the four suspects are currently in custody on unrelated charges at various detention facilities in California and are awaiting extradition to Santa Clara County Jail. The fourth suspect, Myung Jin Kim, is currently being sought and is wanted on an unrelated homicide that occurred in 2018, in Westminster, California.  

The San Jose Police Department continues to actively investigate this case and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Todd Jennings or Detective Brian McDonald 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.




 Original Press Release

San Jose, Calif. - On Monday, June 27, 2016, at 9:20 PM, San Jose Police officers responded to the 1700 block of Cape Aston Ct. on a report of a person shot. Officers arrived and discovered the victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. No suspect information is available at this time.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Brian McDonald 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: Officer Gina Tepoorten #3103 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Brian Shab #3549
DATE: 3/18/2020 TIME: 3:30 PM DATE: 3/18/2020 TIME: 3:30 PM


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