The suspect in what authorities described as execution-style killings of three people whose bodies were found in a Perris cemetery has been identified.
Jose Luis Torres Garcia, 33, is being sought in connection with the killings after authorities made a grim discovery of the bodies of three men at a Perris cemetery earlier this week, officials said.
He is believed to be driving a dark blue 2001 GMC Yukon SUV, with the license plate 4PDH363, but he is also known to ride a motorcycle street bike, possibly a green Kawasaki, officials said at a Thursday afternoon news conference.
No arrests have been reported.
The three men found Monday at Perris Valley Cemetery were identified as residents of Perris: Jaime Covarrubias Espindola, 50; Jose Maria Aguilar-Espejel, 38; and Rodrigo Aguilar-Espejel, 28.
Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco labeled the deaths homicides at a news conference earlier this week. He added that authorities are looking into possible drug cartel or gang connections.
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"Three people killed at the same time, that was a message for something, whether it was for someone else or whether it was to them, three people being killed in a cemetery is not the norm," Bianco said.
Investigators have not provided details about how the men died.