Deputies identify man killed in home invasion; four people now arrested
Rikki Mitchell, Ina Ronquillo
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Luis Antonio Lupercio, 26, has been identified as the man killed early Saturday morning home invasion on the southwest side. Two men have have been arrested in connection with this home invasion.
Deputy Tracy Suitt with the Pima County Sheriff's Department tells KGUN9 they received a 911 hang-up call at about 1:20 a.m. Saturday coming from a cell phone in the 14400 block of West Kestrel Road, off Sierrita Mountain Road, south of Ajo Highway.
While heading to the area, deputies learned that armed intruders were at the home and someone was hurt.
When they arrived, deputies found a man with obvious signs of trauma. They performed life-saving measures on him but he died at the scene.
Detectives have arrested 17-year-old Robert M. Pryor in connection with the home invasion. He has been charged with one count of first degree murder, said Suitt. Detectives also arrested 20-year-old Osvaldo Carrillo-Valenzuela one count of first degree murder.
Monday, deputies notified KGUN9 of two more arrests in connection with this homicide.
Deputy Tracy Suitt with the Pima County Sheriff's Department says deputies have now arrested 18-year-old Forrest Lupercio and 16-year-old Daniel Mancilla-Range, who will be charged as an adult.
During the course of this investigation, six search warrants have been served resulting in 4 arrests for First Degree Murder and one for Possession of a Dangerous Drug. Alejandra Robinson, 19 years of age, was arrested for having 36 grams of methamphetamine and 13 pounds of marijuana in her possession, Suitt said.
The investigation is ongoing, anyone with information is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.