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Homicide Investigation: 4-18-16 Assault Victim Dies 11-10-16
Filed under Press Release, on 11/10/2016 4:00:00 PM by Author: Sergeant Enrique Garcia #2936.

TYPE OF CRIME: Homicide CASE NUMBER: 16-110-0250
VICTIM: Tim Cheesman AGE: 48 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
SUSPECT: James Lamont Siordia AGE: 40 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident


Suspect James Siordia

San Jose: On April 18, 2016, the victim disclosed to an acquaintance that he was assaulted and provided minimal information. The location of the assault is unknown at this time.

On April 19, 2016, the victim was in the 600 block of South 9th St. when due to the victim's worsening condition, the victim was admitted at a local hospital with life threatening injuries. The victim was expected to survive and was placed in the ICU for observation.

Follow up investigation by detectives in the San Jose PD Assaults Unit identified Suspect Siordia as the person that assaulted the victim. Siordia was arrested on 4-21-16 and was booked for attempted murder.

On 11-10-16, the victim was pronounced deceased and the case was turned over to Homicide detectives

This is the City's 43rd homicide of 2016. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant John Barg, Detective Wayne Smith, 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.

BY: Sgt. Enrique Garcia #2936 AUTHORIZED BY: Lt. Paul Spagnoli #2924
DATE: 11/10/16 TIME: 2:30 PM DATE: 11/10/16 TIME: 3:00 PM


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