Hollister murder suspect arrested in San Diego

Hollister murder suspect arrested in San Diego

HOLLISTER — Police have announced they’ve made an additional arrest in connection to the May 28th murder of 23-year-old Victor Barajas.

As the investigation continues, detectives received a tip from the San Diego Sheriff’s Office that 25-year-old Nikko Espinoza had been arrested and was currently housed at their jail.

A warrant had been issued for Espinoza’s arrest shortly after the murder, with Espinoza on the run for several weeks before finally being picked up in San Diego on August 2nd.

Hollister PD detectives arrived in San Diego to take him into their custody and back to San Benito County.

He is currently housed at the San Benito County Jail on a charge of murder. His bail rests at $1,000,000.

Categories: San Benito, San Diego

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