For Immediate Release

June 4, 2013

Susan Kang Schroeder
Chief of Staff
Office: 714-347-8408
Cell: 714-292-2718

Farrah Emami
Office: 714-347-8405
Cell: 714-323-4486





WHO: Victor Manuel Sanchez, 21


WHAT: Was charged today by the Orange County District Attorney’s (OCDA) Office with one felony count each of murder, vehicular manslaughter by unlawful manner of driving and with gross negligence, evading while driving recklessly and causing serious bodily injury and death, hit and run with injury, street terrorism, hit and run with property damage, and a sentencing enhancement for fleeing the scene. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 15 years to life in state prison. 


WHEN: Sanchez is expected to be arraigned today, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. in Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana.


PLEASE NOTE: The OCDA is investigating an officer-involved shooting incident related to this case. At the end of the investigation, the OCDA will release the full factual findings regarding this incident. It is the policy of the OCDA to not release further details at this time.