Man Arrested for San Diego Triple Murder Over 2 Decades Ago

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SAN DIEGO—A fishy was successful custody March 23 successful transportation with a narcotics-related shooting that fatally wounded a young mates and a toddler successful Normal Heights much than 2 decades ago.

Sergio Lopez Contreras, 44, was booked into San Diego Central Jail connected Wednesday connected suspicion of carrying retired the Sept. 4, 2000, triple slaying, according to the San Diego Police Department.

Shortly aft 11 p.m. that day, patrol officers responding to a study of a shooting recovered 20-year-old Michael Plummer dormant successful his flat successful the 4500 artifact of Bancroft Street, constabulary section Lt. Jud Campbell said.

Lying mortally wounded adjacent the assemblage of Plummer were his live-in girlfriend, Adah Pearson, 18, and his nephew, 21-month-old Julio Rangel.

Paramedics took Pearson, a Grossmont College pupil who had precocious graduated from El Capitan High School, and Julio to hospitals, wherever they were pronounced dead.

The child’s parents were contiguous erstwhile the shooting took spot but were uninjured, according to police.

Detectives determined that the killings “stemmed from a cause merchantability gone bad,” Campbell said.

Contreras was believed to person fled pursuing the shooting to Mexico, wherever helium was yet arrested connected unrelated charges. He was extradited to San Diego this week and was scheduled to beryllium arraigned Friday day connected 3 counts of murder.