Gustavo Araiza - California - 1995 Apr 7, 2019 12:45:05 GMT -5
Post by HeadMarshal on Apr 7, 2019 12:45:05 GMT -5
Photo Credits: Los Angeles Police Department
Suspect: Araiza, Gustavo
Date of Birth: Dec 9, 1976
Current Age: 42 (As of April 7, 2019)
On April 16, 1995, authorities say that Gustavo Araiza and an accomplice, allegedly kidnapped 16-year old rival gang member, Rafael Marron. Rafael was then beaten to death in a park. The suspected motive was a previously assault against the gang that Gustavo belonged to.
On October 28, 1995, Gustavo was in a car when he encountered 18-year old Jorge Gonzalez. Gustavo asked what gang Jorge belonged to and then allegedly killed Jorge with a shotgun blast.
Gustavo later became a fugitive and is believed to have fled to Mexico.
Based on crime location, it is advised to contact North Hollywood homicide detectives at 818-623-4075 if you have any information on Gustavo Araiza's whereabouts.
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Thoughts? As of today, April 7, 2019, it appears that Gustavo Araiza is still at large since he's on the Los Angeles Police Most Wanted page and there was an article done about the case in 2010. However as many of us know, the LAPD Most Wanted site has not actually been updated in the past few years, so if anything has changed about the case, feel free to post it here or contact us through our site form.
www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1996-01-27-me-29310-story.html (Mentions the Rafael Marron murder)