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Two Arrested in Stabbing Death of 17-year-old

Oceanside CA—Two arrests have been made in the Homicide Investigation of a teenager that occurred on October, 21, 2017 [Link].  The victim, identified as 17-year-old Alan Sandoval, was transported to the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. His two companions were also assaulted however suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators determined Sandoval was with two friends when the assault took place. Two suspects approached the group and after a verbal confrontation, the victims were stabbed multiple times. The suspects then fled on foot.

Investigators were able to identify the two suspects who were identified as the following:

  • Cesar Robles, HMA, 21, Oceanside resident and
  • Coryell Taylor, BMA, 37, Oceanside resident.

Both suspects were taken into custody without incident and booked for Homicide.

The Oceanside Police Department Investigations Division is continuing to investigate this case.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective, Erik Ellgard at 760-435-4787 or the Oceanside Police Departments anonymous tip line at 760-435-4730.