Man suspected of killing Singh in California arrested
December 29, 2018 11:12 am
Ronil Singh [left] and the suspect who is identified as Gustavo Perez Arriaga [Source: Twitter]
A man suspected of killing police officer Ronil Singh this week in Newman, California, has been arrested.
The suspect was identified as Gustavo Perez Ariaaqa.
Singh pulled over the suspect just before 1am Wednesday and a few moments later called out “shot fired” over the radio.
The following pictures of the suspect including a name & birth date have been circulating on social media. We can confirm these are pictures of the man who murdered Corporal Ronil Singh. We CANNOT, however, confirm that the correct name or birth date is being put out. pic.twitter.com/cSCvE1DhEF
— Stanislaus Sheriff (@StanSheriff) December 28, 2018
Other officers found Singh shot and took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.
Singh was from Fiji and joined the force in July 2011.