Stephvon Atencio, James Dominguez-Castor busted in slaying of elderly Lakewood man (43)
Stephvon Atencio's red eyes in his booking photo suggests that he'd been crying some time before the image was snapped.
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Presumably, those close to an elderly Lakewood man were shedding tears, too, but for a very different reason. The man was found dead in a trailer on Saturday -- after which Atencio, twenty, and James Cameron-Dominguez, 22, were arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder. Continue for details and lots of photos, including plenty Atencio took of himself.
Atencio's Facebook page features a large collection of selfies, most of them of the mirror-in-the-bathroom variety. Here's one example....
...as well as a minor variation on the theme:
The latest photo of Atencio displays considerably less bravado, and that's understandable under the circumstances.
At about 9:40 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, according to the Lakewood Police Department, officers charged with conducting a welfare check arrived at a residence on the 1500 block of Depew Street, an area captured in the following interactive graphic; if you have problems seeing the image, click "View Larger Map."
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Inside, they found the body of an elderly male; he hasn't been identified yet pending contact with his relatives. And while they didn't immediately know the cause of death, they quickly came to the conclusion that a person or persons had taken his life.
Continue for more about the arrest of Stephvon Atencio and James Dominguez-Castor, including additional photos.