RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A former Southern California sheriff’s deputy who was beforehand cleared of wrongdoing has been charged with the alleged homicide of the daddy of his lover’s youngsters.
The Riverside County district legal professional’s workplace stated former Deputy Oscar Rodriguez was arrested Thursday within the 2014 taking pictures dying of Luis Carlos Morin Jr.
Prosecutors had beforehand decided that Rodriguez had been justified in taking pictures Morin whereas making an attempt to arrest him on a warrant.
They stated they reopened the case after studying by means of a civil lawsuit filed by Morin’s household that Rodriguez was intimately concerned with Diana Perez, the mom of Morin’s youngsters.
“Primarily based on extra data, we realized this was not an officer-involved taking pictures evaluation, it was a homicide investigation,” the district legal professional’s workplace stated in a press release.
Rodriguez is scheduled to seem in courtroom in Indio on Friday. Perez, who was additionally arrested Thursday, is scheduled to be arraigned Jan. three on a cost of being an adjunct to homicide.
Each had been indicted by a grand jury in Riverside County.
It was not instantly identified which attorneys had been representing Rodriguez and Perez. A message inquiring was left with the district legal professional’s workplace.