Saturday, August 10, 2013

Suspect arrested in Lake Forest Homicide, victim identified as step-mother

Posted By CotoBlogzz

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – Yesterday  at 11:45 a.m. Oscar Luis Morlett, a 21year-old Foothill Ranch resident, was detained by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department (OCSD) as a person of interest in the death of a   66 year-old resident of Foothill Ranch. 

Morlett was located approximately two miles from the residence on Blazewood.

Morlett was transported to Sheriff's Headquarters in Santa Ana and subsequently arrested on murder charges.  Morlett remains in custody on $1 million bail.

Earlier today, the OCSD tentatively identified the victim aas 66 year-old Jeanne Ellen Morlett of Foothill Ranch, the step-mother of the suspect.  Official identification of the victim is pending completion of the Coroner's investigation and autopsy.

While the OCSD continues to investigate the homicide it states that there are  no other suspects at this time and that there are no threats to public safety.

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