Advertisement
Share

O.C. man charged with luring ex-girlfriend into alley, killing her

This article was originally on a blog post platform and may be missing photos, graphics or links. See About archive blog posts.

An Orange County man was charged Monday with stabbing his former girlfriend to death in a Santa Ana alleyway, prosecutors said.

Luis Antonio Garcia Morales, 24, faces one felony count of special circumstances murder by lying in wait, according to a statement from the Orange County district attorney’s office.

If convicted, Morales could be sentenced to life in state prison without the possibility of parole, prosecutors said.

Morales, a Santa Ana resident, is being held without bail.

Prosecutors allege that Morales arranged to meet his former girlfriend, Maria Isabel Cerrillo, on Nov. 13 in an alleyway and stabbed her repeatedly before fleeing. Cerrillo died as a result of the stab wounds, officials said.

Advertisement

Morales was arrested two days later by Santa Ana police.

ALSO:

Burglar steals camping equipment from Boy Scouts

Judge denies bid for Nativity displays in Santa Monica

More Californians driving high than drunk on weekends, study says

-- Rick Rojas


Advertisement