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Oxnard Murder Suspect Formally Charged

Thursday February 08, 2024

(Photo of Hugo Quebrado courtesy OPD)

      Updated--The suspect arrested this week in an Oxnard homicide case was formally charged by prosecutors with murder and with a special allegation of use of a firearm.

      But 23-year-old Hugo Quebrado of Oxnard did not enter a plea Thursday and his arraignment was postponed a month.

     He is now being held without a chance for bail.

     The killing happened on the night of October 22, 2022 in the 300 block of Cuesta Del Mar.

     Police say the victim, 36-year-old Ronald Apodaca Junior of Oxnard, was shot and died at the scene.

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(Ronald Apodaca Jr)

     Police say during their lengthy investigation they were able to obtain sufficient evidence that Quebrado was their suspect.

      On Tuesday morning, police served a search warrant at Quebrado's home and arrested him.