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Santa Ana Police Department
Thursday January 5th, 2017 :: 10:46 a.m. PST
Advisory

Detectives Request Media And Publics Assistance In Identifying Person Of Interest In 12-18-2016 Homicide

Detectives Request Media And Publics Assistance In Identifying Person Of Interest In 12-18-2016 Homicide

Victim: Dennis Quan Tran (41) Westminster

On Sunday, December 18, 2016, at 2:45 AM, SAPD Officers responded to the Wal-Mart located at 3600 West McFadden Avenue for a report of a stabbing victim. They located 41 year old Dennis Quan Tran from Westminster, CA. Tran had multiple stab wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. Tran did not survive his injuries and was declared deceased.

UPDATE - Based on the investigation, Homicide Detectives obtained surveillance video. The person depicted in the surveillance video is a person of interest in this case.

The motive for this crime is currently unknown. SAPD Homicide Detectives are working the case and request anyone with information regarding this person or crime to contact the SAPD Homicide Unit at (714) 245-8390 or Orange County Crime Stoppers 1-855-TIP-OCCS

Contact SAPD -PIO for copy of video

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Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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