Six O.C. residents charged in a stabbing death over a love triangle
Prosecutors have charged six people in connection with the death of a 38-year-old man who they said was lured and killed in San Juan Capistrano because he was in a relationship with one of the suspects.
The Orange County district attorney’s office has filed one felony count each of special circumstances murder by lying in wait against Siavish Hosseinaliarhani, 18; Ryan Huebnar, 20; Brion Hyde, 22; Ashkan Dezhangfard, 22; Anjelica Shiabata, 28; and 22-year-old Laguna Hills resident Myles Emmanuel Jones. Hyde, Shiabata and Dezhangfard live in San Juan Capistrano. Hosseinaliarhani and Huebnar reside in Laguna Niguel.
If convicted, they each face up to life in prison without parole.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced on Friday afternoon they had arrested the group in connection with Alvaro Rios’ death.
According to prosecutors, Shiabata and Hyde were in a relationship and living together in San Juan Capistrano some time before July, and that Shiabata was also in a romantic relationship with Rios.
Shiabata lured Rios, 38, to San Juan Capistrano, prosecutors said.
She asked him to meet in an abandoned area near a bike path. Meanwhile, her co-conspirators were already there waiting for Rios, prosecutors said.
Once he arrived, Rios was stabbed numerous times and left for dead.
Rios was reported missing on July 13 from his home in Perris in Riverside County.
The same day he was reported missing, a jogger found his body in a creek bed at the end of Trabuco Creek Road.
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