Valley Briefs: EL CENTRO: Battery included in charges against murder suspect

Santos Velasquez

Thursday’s county jail booking records showed that Santos Velasquez was booked on suspicion of battery on a peace officer in addition to alleged murder.

Velasquez, 26, of El Centro, was arrested in connection to Monday’s fatal stabbing of a 58-year-old El Centro man in the 200 block of North Imperial Avenue.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at or 760-337-3442.

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