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News - August 10, 2011

Photos released of suspects in EPA killings

The photos of two East Palo Alto men linked to a string of homicides in two states were released by police Aug. 4.

Jaime Cardenas, 19, and Fidel Silva, 24, are wanted for homicide in Grand Junction, Colorado, and for questioning in two homicides in East Palo Alto.

Catherine Fisher, 19, of Menlo Park was gunned down on July 13 while sitting in a vehicle with two acquaintances. Hugo Chavez, 26, was killed July 19 on Illinois Street. East Palo Alto police said they have received tips leading to Mr. Cardenas and Mr. Silva as suspects, and to a third man, Christian Fuentes, 20, who was picked up by police after a parole violation.

Mr. Cardenas and Mr. Silva are considered armed and extremely dangerous. Anyone with information about their location is asked to call 911 or contact the East Palo Alto tip line at 650-409-6792.

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