Dominick Rufo & Brandy Bettencourt-Costa- California- 2021 Sept 23, 2021 2:24:49 GMT -5
Post by Scumhunter on Sept 23, 2021 2:24:49 GMT -5
(Above photo credits: turlockjournal.com via Merced County Sheriff's Office)
From The Turlock Journal (turlockjournal.com):
The Merced County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the homicide of a man found shot to death at a Hilmar restaurant Sunday night.
The deceased was identified by the sheriff’s department as Jasper Gray, 38.
The sheriff’s department has identified Dominick Jeffery Rufo, 29, as a person of interest in the case and he is wanted for questioning.
The department also is seeking Brandy Ashlyn Bettencourt-Costa, 32. The department said she is wanted for questioning.
Deputies were dispatched to the restaurant on Lander Avenue in Hilmar at 7:15 p.m. for a report of a shooting.
Gray was found at the scene dead from a gunshot wound.
Investigators would like to speak with any potential witnesses to the shooting.
“We know there were a lot of people here tonight,” said sheriff spokesman Dep. Daryl Allen on Sunday night. “We would like anybody that was in the diner at the time when this happened … to please contact our dispatch.”
If anyone has any information regarding Rufo’s or Bettencourt-Costa’s whereabouts or regarding the homicide investigation, please contact the Merced County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Bureau at (209) 385-7472. Any information given can remain anonymous and could help solve this crime.
Thoughts? As of this posting date (September 23rd, 2021), there is still a posting on the Merced County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page asking for information on Rufo and Bettencourt-Costa's whereabouts with no edits or updates about them being located just yet.
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