OC Sheriff Revives 1993 Fatal Stabbing Investigation

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The Orange County Sheriff's Department; Yorba Linda, statesman  the usage  of assemblage  cameras connected  Oct. 4, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

The Orange County Sheriff's Department; Yorba Linda, statesman the usage of assemblage cameras connected Oct. 4, 2021. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

SANTA ANA—Orange County sheriff’s investigators are utilizing caller forensic tools to revive a 1993 acold lawsuit fatal stabbing probe successful Costa Mesa, authorities said Thursday.

Investigators are hoping the caller investigation of grounds volition crook up leads successful the Aug. 11, 1993, stabbing of 61-year-old Alan Jay Schwalbe. Deputies recovered the victim’s assemblage successful the 300 artifact of 22nd Street successful an unincorporated country of Costa Mesa.

Deputies accidental determination was nary grounds of a conflict oregon signs of idiosyncratic breaking into the residence, and the slayer did not ransack the location.

“The exertion utilized to process forensic grounds is continuously increasing and expanding,” sheriff’s researcher Bob Taft said. “Items that whitethorn person been undetectable conscionable a fewer abbreviated years agone present person the anticipation of being discovered and these discoveries tin foster caller investigative leads. In summation to caller technology, people’s friendships, alliances and associations alteration implicit time. People who whitethorn person been reluctant to travel guardant during the archetypal probe whitethorn consciousness much astatine easiness coming guardant present due to the fact that of a alteration successful these associations.”

The results of caller investigation of the grounds with updated exertion are pending.

Anyone who has applicable accusation for detectives was asked to telephone 714-647-7055 oregon email [email protected] Orange County Crime Stoppers volition judge anonymous tips astatine 855-TIP-OCCS.

City News Service