Santa Ana police are asking for public assistance in finding a suspect after a 15 year old girl died trying to prevent the robbery of her iPhone.
On July 3, 2014, during the mid-day, a 15 year old female victim was walking with her 7 year old sister in the area of 1000 W. Warner. The victim was confronted by the suspect who stole her iPhone. The suspect fled to the suspect vehicle which was waiting nearby. The suspect vehicle was being driven by a 2nd unknown suspect. As the suspect vehicle started to drive away the victim jumped onto the trunk area and held on for a short period of time. Subsequently, the victim fell from the vehicle and was critically injured. On July, 05, 2014, she died from her injuries. The iPhone has been recovered.
The suspect fled in a light gray and/or silver Pontiac. He’s described as: male hispanic, late 20’s to early 30’s, 5-8 to 5-10, medium build, wearing a black baseball hat, white tank top, and light colored jeans.
This tragic accident follows another report of a woman who was killed by a subway train after fumbling with ipad and falling unto the tracks
SAPD is seeking any witnesses or persons with information about the incident or the identity of the suspects to contact the Homicide Unit at 714-245-8390 or OC Crime Stoppers 1-855-TIP-OCCS