Homicide Victim Identified

Release Date/Time: 1/22/2021 3:53 PM
Incident: Homicide Victim Identified
Date: Friday, 1/22/2021
Time: 3:53 PM
Location: 100 Block of Russell Road

On 01/20/21, at approximately 11:47, officers responded to the 100 block of Russell Road for report of a stabbing.  Officers found the victim, Daniel Cruz Trevino (26), near a roadside memorial for a 2018 homicide victim.  Trevino was found unresponsive with multiple stab wounds. Fire and medics provided CPR but were unsuccessful and Trevino died at the scene.

Possible suspect was described as a male, early 20's, medium complexion, thin build, short hair, 5'6 – 5'10”, wearing a blue face covering, and last seen running toward N. Main Street.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Justin Heckman at (831) 758-7323, or email him at: [email protected]

Call the Salinas Police Department at (831) 758-7321. If you would like to remain anonymous, you can call the Salinas Police Department Tip Line at (831) 775-4222.

Release Authorized by: Cmdr. John C. Murray
Telephone: (831)758-7350

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