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Suspect in Custody in Lake Forest Homicide

LAKE FOREST, CA - (August 9, 2013) – At 11:45 a.m. Oscar Luis Morlett, a 21year-old Foothill Ranch resident, was detained by the Orange County Sheriff’s Department as a person of interest in the death of a 66 year-old resident of Foothill Ranch.  Morlett was located approximately two miles from the residence on Blazewood.

There are no other suspects at this time and there are no threats to the public.  The victim was stabbed to death and found deceased in the residence.  Morlett was transported to Sheriff's Headquarters in Santa Ana and will subsequently be booked for murder.

The name of the female victim is not yet being released until positive identification is confirmed by the Coroner’s Office.

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