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Homicide Investigation 9-27-16: 800 block of Jeanne Ave.
Filed under Press Release, on 9/28/2016 5:29:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 16-271-0328
LOCATION: 800 block of Jeanne Ave. DATE: 09/27/2016 
VICTIM: Valentine Cortesosguera AGE: 31 Years
ADDRESS: Transient
SUSPECT(S): Unknown

San Jose: On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at 10:19 AM, San Jose Police Officers were dispatched to a possible dead body in a field behind apartments located in the 800 block of Jeanne Ave. Arriving officers and San Jose firefighters discovered the victim and pronounced him deceased.

The San Jose PD Homicide and Crime Scene Units responded to the scene and took over the investigation. The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office arrived on-scene and determined the victim was stabbed at least once. 

The motive or circumstances surrounding the death are under investigation. No suspects have been identified or apprehended. 

This is the City's 37th homicide of 2016.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Bert Milliken or Detective Raul Corral 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. Paul Spagnoli #2924
DATE: 09/28/2016 TIME: 5:30 PM DATE: 09/28/2016 TIME: 5:30 PM


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