Media Advisory – Christopher Recio charges

Case # 19CF0198


WHO: Christopher David Recio, 28, San Clemente

WHAT: Recio was charged today with one felony count of murder and one felony count of assault on a child with force likely to produce great bodily injury resulting in death. On Jan. 5, 2019, the defendant is accused of murdering 17-month-old Jane Doe in the city of Orange by causing blunt force trauma to the victim’s head. This case is still under investigation and no further details are available at this time. Senior Deputy District Attorney Scott Simmons of the Homicide Unit is prosecuting this case.

WHEN: Continued arraignment on Feb. 8, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana