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Man Fatally Stabbed in Fullerton, Police Seek Witnesses

Fullerton Police Officers responded to Harbor Blvd and Walnut Ave. regarding a victim who had been stabbed on Monday, August 30, 2021, at approximately 4:39am. A reporting party who found the victim with a stab wound called 911.

Upon arrival, officers located 24-year old Joseph Olvera with a stab wound on the pedestrian Bridge crossing over Harbor Blvd. Olvera died from his injuries.

Fullerton Police Detectives quickly began their investigation into several leads and soon identified Abigail Jorge Gonzalez-Castillo, a 29-year-old male from Fullerton, as the suspect of the murder. On September 5, 2021, Detectives located and arrested Gonzalez-Castillo in Fullerton. He was arrested on suspicion of murder with special circumstances and was transported to the Orange County Jail, where he is held without bail.

Detectives have collected and reviewed a local business owner’s video which appears to have captured the crime, as well as additional video in the area.

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about this homicide is encouraged to contact Fullerton Police Detective C. Hines at (714) 738- 5334. Those wishing to provide information anonymously can call the Orange County Crime Stoppers at 1(855) TIP-OCCS or can visit their website at www.occrimestoppers.org.

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