newsroom 2002 archives january 2002
 
NEWS ARCHIVES
 
HOME
 
CRIME MAPPING
 
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
 
E-POLICING
 
JOIN THE TEAM
 
LAPD BLOG
 
LAPD EQUIPMENT
 
LAPD SPORTS
 
LAPD TV
 
NEWSROOM
 
OUR COMMUNITIES
 
POLICE COMMISSION
 
REPORT A CRIME
 
SOLVE A CRIME
 
SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR CONSTITUTIONAL POLICING
 
SUPPORT LAPD
 
TRAFFIC
 
INSIDE THE LAPD

 
 
 
GET INFORMED
 
Alarm School
 
Contact Us
 
Crime Mapping and COMPSTAT
 
Crime Prevention
 
Domestic Violence
 
FAQs
 
For Your Family
 
Gang Injunctions
 
I Want to Know
 
LAPD General Fund Contracts
 
LAPD Adult Missing Persons Unit
 
Most Wanted
 
Read the Beat Magazine
 
Social Media
 
Sworn and Civilian Report
 
Trademark
 
Year in Review
 
Youth Programs

 

Disclaimer:
The LAPDonline.org® website has made reasonable efforts to provide an accurate translation. However, no automated or computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace human or traditional translation methods. The official text is the English version of the LAPDonline.org® website. If any questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information presented by the translated version of the website, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.

 

News Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2002
Media Relations
   
   
Triple Murder Suspect Apprehended

 

Sun Valley: On January 23, 2002, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Los Angeles Fire Department personnel were summoned to a residence located in the 7400 block of Craner Avenue. Inside the home, along with responding Los Angeles Police Officers, they discovered a homicide crime scene. Found dead at the scene was Sun Valley Resident 24 year-old Mariana Michelle Barahona and her two daughters, six year-old Marissa Beltran and two year-old Natalie Beltran.

Approximately one hour later, January 24, 2002, at 12:30 a.m., Orange County Sheriff's Department Deputies received a 911 call from a distraught male who threatened suicide at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Katella Ave in Orange County. The man, 27 year-old Stanton resident Julian Beltran, was taken into custody.

The two police calls were directly related.

LAPD Police arrested Julian Beltran for the murder of the three females. According to LAPD Detectives, Suspect Beltran and victim Barahona were the parents of the two young victims. The two adults, according to immediate family members, had an 8 year relationship and were separated at the time of the murders. Suspect Beltran was booked for murder and being held without bail.

Anyone with further information should contact North Hollywood Homicide Unit at 818-623-4045 during business hours. During off-hours and on weekends call the 24-hour toll free number at Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.

This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jack Richter, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.



     
 Follow @LAPDHQ  LAPD on Facebook
 Follow @lapolicefdtn
 
contact us  /  terms & conditions  /  los angeles police foundation
 
+ Powered By Radar Blue | © 2014 City of Los Angeles
 
Los Angeles Police Foundation Los Angeles Police Foundation