An Irvine man believed to be responsible for a gruesome double murder in Anaheim was in custody on Tuesday as investigators piece together what led up to the deadly assault.
Police found a large knife at the scene, but what remained unknown was what led the suspect to attack and kill two people.
Crime scene investigators worked into the night at the Stadium House apartments, interviewing potential witnesses, and taking out bags of evidence.
Anaheim police discovered the bodies just before 7 a.m. inside a unit on the fifth floor. It was no random attack.
"What I can tell you it's a pretty extensive crime scene with a lot of physical evidence," said Anaheim police Sgt. Shane Carringer.
"There was actually a bloody print on the elevator," said Jocelyn Bolanos, a neighbor.
Police say several people called 911, reporting an assault in progress. When they arrived they found two men dead, a knife and an injured man, who was later taken to the hospital.
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Police identified him as 26-year-old Ramy Fahim. He was booked on suspicion of double murder.
His gray Honda Civic was parked nearby, next to Angel Stadium.
"This does appear to be an isolated incident," Carringer said. "What is still a mystery is motive."
At least a few people who showed up to the scene told investigators they worked for Pence Wealth Management, a financial firm with offices in Newport Beach. They told police they came to check on a coworker who didn't show up for work.
Police confirm the victims and their attacker knew each other, but how they are connected they're not saying.