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Santa Ana Police Department
Tuesday September 19th, 2017 :: 09:14 a.m. PDT
Advisory

UPDATE - SAPD DETECTIVES MAKE AN ARREST IN 09/18/17 HOMICIDE CASE

- UPDATE -

Suspect 1: Mark Lewis Amacher (39) Santa Ana
Suspect 2: Andrew Buck (33) Santa Ana

On 09/18/17 SAPD Homicide Detectives arrested/booked Mark Lewis Amacher at the Santa Ana PD Jail for the charge of murder. The second suspect who was detained, Andrew Buck, was booked on an unrelated felony warrant for burglary. Victim's identification is still pending family notification by the Orange County Coroner's Office.

- ORIGINAL MESSAGE -

On Monday, September 18, 2017, at 2:50 AM, the Santa Ana Police Department received a call stating a woman had been hurt. Officers responded to 215 South Birch Street #A and found an adult female deceased inside the apartment. Officers took an adult male into custody pending further investigation.

The decedent is currently listed as Jane Doe pending identification by the Orange County Coroner’s Office. Homicide detectives are preparing a search warrant for the location in furtherance of the investigation.

SAPD PIO is in route to scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call SAPD homicide detectives at (714) 245-8390, or Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1-855-TIP-OCCS.

Address/Location
Santa Ana Police Department
60 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-834-4211

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