A preliminary hearing is scheduled Wednesday for the man accused of murdering a 23-year-old Golden West College student. The hearing will be at Central Justice Center in Santa Ana at 8:30 a.m.
Juan Angel Rivera, 21, of Santa Ana, is charged with the homicide that occurred outside the Underground DTSA in downtown Santa Ana on March 3. According to police, the suspect got into an altercation with Alfaro, resulting in the suspect stabbing the other man in the chest several times.
Alfaro was taken to UCI Medical Center in Orange where he died of his wounds. Santa Ana police found Rivera at his home this next morning and made the arrest. If convicted, Rivera faces 26 years in prison.
HEARING FOR ENTERTAINER IN SEX ASSAULT
Minh Quang Hong, 38, a well-known Vietnamese entertainer, will be in court Thursday for a pre-trial hearing in sexual assault case being brought against him. The hearing will be at 8:30 a.m. in West Justice Center in Westminster.
According to the Orange County District Attorney’s office, Hong on March 20 told a group of dancers at a talent show at a radio station in Huntington Beach that he was hosting auditions for a video project.
On March 23, he allegedly orally copulated the victim when the youth showed up for the “audition.” The boy then notified the Garden Grove police, who in turn set up a “sting” operation. An officer posed as a minor, and Hong allegedly sought to set up a meeting “with the intent of committing sexual assault.”
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