ORANGE COVE — 25-year-old Jairo Mancilla was arrested for a double homicide that occurred on March 10th. On April 21st, detectives served search warrants at three different locations leading to his arrest.
27-year-old Alex Esquivel and 24-year-old Javier Lizaola were shot to death by Mancilla as they left a store on the 10th.
The two men stumbled onto a bike trail at Railroad Avenue and 11th Street. The Orange Cove police who responded found both men dead.
FCSD announces, “Anyone with additional information on this case should call Fresno County Sheriff’s Detective Jose Diaz at (559) 600-8206 or Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-STOP (7867). You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a $1,000 cash reward.”