Most Wanted: Ismael Hernandez

Murder

Name - Ismael Hernandez
Charges - Assault of a child with force likely to produce great bodily injury
Suspect Information
AKAS - Jorge Delgado, Rayo Hernandez
DOB - Nov. 29, 1979
Sex - Male
Race - Latino
Height - 5'8"
Weight - 155 lbs.
Hair - Black
Eyes - Brown
Distinguishing Features - Unknown

Court Case #: 04CF2897
Police Report #: SAPD 04-39786
Warrant #: 02851358
Bail: Arrest warrant of $75,000 issued Sept. 29, 2004



Facts of the Case: The defendant is accused of killing his girlfriend’s 8-month-old son, whom she left in his care. They had been dating for three months when this occurred. The baby’s mother left the house at 9:30 a.m. and came home at 1 p.m., and Hernandez is accused of leaving immediately to run errands. When the mother later tried to wake the baby, the baby was unresponsive. Emergency workers and doctors could not revive the baby. There had been two pictures of the defendant in the home and the pictures were missing. The baby suffered five broken ribs, a torn heart, a large bruise and symptoms of a shaken baby.

Circumstances of Disappearance/Last Seen: Hernandez abruptly left their Santa Ana home and has not returned.

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