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Monday, September 28, 2015

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Two Murder Suspects Arrested in Homicide of UCLA Student NR15333rh

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department Robbery-Homicide Division (RHD) detectives have arrested two individuals suspected of murdering Andrea Delvesco, a UCLA student.

On September 21, 2015, around 7:20 a.m., Ms. Delvesco's body was found by firefighters who extinguished a fire at her apartment on the 10900 block of Roebling Street.

Los Angeles Police Department, RHD and Los Angeles Fire Department Arson investigators who responded to the scene suspected that Ms. Delvesco had died under suspicious circumstances. A homicide investigation was initiated.

Investigators examined forensic evidence and witness's statements, which linked 22-year-old Alberto Medina and 22-year-old Eric Marquez to the murder of Ms. Delvesco.

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, RHD detectives arrested 22-year-old Alberto Medina at his residence in Fresno, California. On Sunday evening, 22-year-old Eric Marquez was arrested near his apartment on Strathmore Drive, in Westwood.

Medina was booked at Van Nuys Jail for 187 PC, Murder and is being held without bail. Marquez was also booked at Van Nuys Jail for 187 PC, Murder and his bail amount is set at one million dollars.

The case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, Major Crimes Division, for filing considerations.

Anyone with information is asked to call Robbery-Homicide Division Detectives, Frank Carrillo or James King at (213) 486-6890. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.

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