NEWS, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042, JHallock@ocsd.org; Emily Osterberg, 714.647.1840, EOsterberg@ocsd.org
Suspect Arrested for Murder – UPDATE
ANAHEIM, Calif. – (July 30, 2015) – On Thursday, July 30, 2015, Edgar Ramirez, 20, will be ordered released from custody today following rejection of the case presented by Orange County Sheriff’s investigators to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. Ramirez will be transported from court to the Orange County Jail and be processed for release.
On Tuesday, July 28, 2015, Ramirez was arrested at Sheriff’s Headquarters following an interview with investigators and consultation with the Deputy District Attorney assigned to the case. Subsequent investigation and discussion between Sheriff’s investigators and the District Attorney’s Office has resulted in a decision to not file charges against Ramirez at this time.
The investigation is this case ongoing.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Unit at (714) 647-7055 or (714) 647-7000. Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS (855-847-6227) or at occrimestoppers.org.
Previous Released Information:
On Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at approximately 10:50 p.m., Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested Edgar Ramirez, 20, Anaheim, in connection with the shooting death of David Douglas in unincorporated Anaheim on Sunday night. Ramirez was arrested following an interview with investigators at Sheriff’s Headquarters in Santa Ana.
The investigation is ongoing and no further details are being released.
Ramirez was arrested for murder and booked into Orange County Jail. He is being held on $1 million bail and scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, July 30, 2015.
*** Booking photo is not being released
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