By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):
Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department (Information and Press Release):
Picture: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department (Mugshot Courtesy):
Rancho Cucamonga, California: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information regarding homicide detectives arrest a man for double murder of a woman and her 8 year old daughter, and attempt murder of a family friend.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, over the past five weeks homicide detectives have been investigating the murders of Jia Jia, her 8 year old daughter Ruby Meng, and the attempted murder of a family friend in Rancho Cucamonga back on March 7th, 2021.
During this investigation detectives used multiple investigative tools, including assistance from the FBI, and identified 19 year old Jacob Alan Wright of Rancho Cucamonga as the suspect in these murders.
On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, detectives conducted a traffic stop on Wright’s vehicle and arrested him.
Detectives served a search warrant at Wright’s home, gathered evidence, and conducted a lengthy interview with Wright.
Following the interview, Wright was booked for murder and attempted murder and is being held without bail at West Valley Detention Center.
Detectives found no relationship between Wright and the victims and the motive remains unclear.
Based on evidence obtained, detectives believe Wright acted alone and there are no outstanding suspects.
The investigation is ongoing, and a booking picture was released (Mugshot Picture Above).
If anyone with information about an unreported crime involving Wright, or information about the murder investigation, is urged to contact Detective Malcolm Page, Specialized Investigations Division – Homicide Detail at: 1 (909) 387-3589.
Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME or online at: https://wetip.com/
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— San Bernardino County Sheriff (@sbcountysheriff) April 14, 2021