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Arrest Made In San Jose Murder

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A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A San Jose man has been arrested in connection with the murder of 52-year-old Hugo Humberto Hernandez last week, police said.

Police identified the suspect as 30-year-old Curtis Kilgore.

On Oct. 3, at about 8:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a fight on South Second Street between East San Fernando Street and East Santa Clara Street. The area is dotted with restaurants, bars, and a hookah lounge.

Officers found Hernandez, a San Jose resident, unconscious and not breathing. They performed CPR and took him to the hospital, where he died at 9:55 p.m., police said.

Kilgore was arrested the following day.

The killing marked San Jose’s 35th homicide of 2012.

(Copyright 2012 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

 

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