Media Advisory – Jacob Margo arraignment

Case # 16HF0034

Date: January 11, 2016


WHO: Jacob Michael Margo, 21, Santa Ana

WHAT: Has been charged and will be arraigned today for one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal discharge of a firearm causing death. Margo is accused of murdering 19-year-old Octavio Jesus Alcala, whose body was found in a construction site in Irvine. If convicted, Margo faces a maximum sentence of 50 years to life in state prison.

WHEN: Today, Jan. 11, 2016, the time is to be determined this afternoon

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

The Irvine Police Department investigated this case.

Assistant Head of Court Howard Gundy of the Homicide Unit is prosecuting this case.