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Garden Grove Police Department
Wednesday July 23rd, 2014 :: 01:44 p.m. PDT


Request for Public Help on Cold Case Homicide Investigation from 7/28/2013

12400 Block of Darnell Street, Garden Grove
(area of Harbor/Lampson)

7/28/13 at 12:23 am

Alcala, Raul Jose 2/8/93
(driver’s license photo attached)

Male, Hispanic, large build

On 7/28/13 at 12:23 am, officers responded to a large party with a fight. Upon arrival, officers found a subject in the back yard that had several stab wounds to the torso area. He was transported to UCI Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injuries. There were in excess of 100 people in attendance at this party at the time of the attack. The Garden Grove Police Department has exhausted all leads in this case and is seeking the public’s help in identifying any additional witnesses or information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the suspect.

If you or someone you know were present at the party or have any additional information regarding the murder of Raul Alcala, please call Inv. Farley at the Garden Grove Police Department at 714.741.5877.

If you would like to provide information anonymously, you can call the Orange County Crime Stoppers network at 1.855.TIP.OCCS (1.855.847.6227) or visit their web page at

Garden Grove Police Department
11301 Acacia Pkwy
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Emergency: 9-1-1

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