ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY

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TONY RACKAUCKAS, District Attorney
 
 

Susan Kang Schroeder, Chief of Staff 
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ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY<h3>NEWS RELEASE</h3>TONY RACKAUCKAS, District Attorney

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ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY<h3>NEWS RELEASE</h3>TONY RACKAUCKAS, District Attorney

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Case # 14NF4890

Date: May 12, 2017

MAN SENTENCED TO 52 YEARS TO LIFE FOR STABBING-MURDER OF MOTHER’S BOYFRIEND OUTSIDE RESIDENCE IN ANAHEIM

SANTA ANA, Calif – A man was sentenced to 52 years to life in state prison today for stabbing and murdering his mother’s boyfriend outside of a residence in Anaheim.

Defendant

Charges

Sentence

Ruben Martinez, 29, Anaheim

Found guilty by a jury on March 3, 2017, of:

  • One felony count of first degree murder

Sentencing Enhancement:

  • Personal use of a deadly weapon
 52 years to life in state prison

Circumstances of the Case:

  • At approximately 8:00 p.m. on Nov. 16, 2014, Martinez stabbed 52-year-old Maximino F. multiple times in the torso region while they were outside a home in a neighborhood in unincorporated Anaheim.
  • The crime was reported to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) who arrived at the scene and discovered the victim’s body on a street near the home.
  • The victim died as a result of his injuries. OCSD arrested the defendant at the scene.

Prosecutor: Senior Deputy District Attorney Keith Burke, Homicide Unit.

 



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