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New suspect in double murder

 

Mountain View police made the surprise announcement Wednesday that they have arrested a new suspect in connection with the double homicide on Plymouth Street, bringing the total number of alleged conspirators to eight and the number of suspects in custody to six.

Eric Williams, 22, of Union City, was arrested Tuesday at 9 p.m. without incident in Union City. He is being charged with conspiracy and two counts of murder in the shooting deaths of Omar Aquino, 24, and his sister Teresa Sanchez-Aquino, 27, on June 28 in their Plymouth Street home.

Williams was not among the original seven suspects police named last month during a news conference. Those seven are: Victoria Frances Thompson, 20, of Morgan Hill; Nicory Marquis Spann, 18, of San Jose; Michael David Adams, 20, of San Jose; Kim Pham, 19, of San Jose or Morgan Hill; and three siblings from Campbell, Fame Thomas, 15; Kenneth Ivory Thomas, 20; and Faith Thomas, 17.

Five of those suspects have already been arrested and are being held without bail. The last two suspects -- Kenneth and Faith Thomas -- remain at large and are accused of conspiracy and murder. Police say they should be considered armed and dangerous. (Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call the Mountain View Police Department at (650) 903-6344.)

The two victims were shot to death in their home on the 1900 block of Plymouth Street in the early hours of Saturday, June 28, while Sanchez-Aquino's 8-year-old son slept in the next room. According to a complaint filed in Superior Court, at least some of the eight young people accused of murdering them had been plotting for at least a month, and text messaged back and forth the night of the crime as they executed an elaborate plan to rob Omar Aquino.

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Read the latest press release here.

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Posted by Alan
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Sep 4, 2008 at 4:18 pm

Hi Voice,
Hi Mrs Weiss,

Thanks for this to the point update on the situation.
I feel like a crime like this should get way more attention and the root causes which actually caused this murderer should be pointed out and discussed.

I can not imagine what might have caused this group of people to come up with a plot like this.

Though I find it a little bit exposing that the full name of all suspects (also minors) get published in the paper and on the internet, I feel that there is quite a need for in depth news coverage on this topic.

Thanks a lot.


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Posted by Ly Ly
a resident of another community
on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:15 pm

i'm from East palo alto. Female. 20 years of age. this young man was one of my closet friends. it's crazy. i hung out with him from age 13 until present day. i just cant believe he could have any involment. i talked and seen him just about everyday. it will be a change. whether he's guilty or not, he will go down by association if nothing else. i will miss him.


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Posted by X
a resident of another community
on Feb 10, 2009 at 1:43 am

ERIC WOULD NEVER DO THAT I LOVED THIS MAN AND STILL DO,I KNOW FOR A FACT HE WOULD NEVER BE INVOLVED IN SOMETHING A WRONG AND EVIL NEVER NOT MY COON............


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Posted by X A
a resident of another community
on Feb 10, 2009 at 1:45 am

ERIC WOULD NEVER DO THAT I LOVED THIS MAN AND STILL DO,I KNOW FOR A FACT HE WOULD NEVER BE INVOLVED IN SOMETHING SO WRONG AND EVIL NEVER NOT MY COON NEVER............


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Posted by Z
a resident of another community
on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:39 pm

THIS MAN IS THE FATHER OF MY CHILD... HE DOESNT EVEN HAVE THE MIND SET TO DO SOMETHING SO HORRIBLE. YOU GUYS TRULLY HAVE THE WRONG MAN BEHIND BARS...BABY I LOVE YOU AND I'LL ALWAYS BE HERE FOR YOU NO MATTER THE OUTCOME...AND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY GOES TO THE FAMILY OF THE VICTIMS...FREE ERIC!


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