Iraq war vet charged with killing homeless men

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ocampo Iraq war vet charged with killing homeless men

Iraq war veteran Itzcoatl Ocampo is suspected in a series of homeless murders in Orange County.(Image Credit: Anaheim Police Department)

Prosecutors charged an Iraq war veteran Tuesday with the vicious stabbing deaths of four homeless men in Orange County.

Itzcoatl Ocampo was caught in Yorba Linda Friday night by witnesses who chased him from the scene of a fatal attack that occurred about a quarter-mile away behind a Carl’s Jr. in Anaheim. The 23-year-old was also charged in three other stabbing deaths in Anaheim, Placentia and Yorba Linda since December 20, police said.

KFWB’s Mike Landa was at the news conference where Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas announced the charges.



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