Press Releases

Thursday 06/01/2017 3:38 PM - Homicide Investigation

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Homicide Investigation
Date and Time of Incident: 5-31-17, Approximately 3:00 AM
Place of Occurrence: 600 block of Pomeroy Road, Nipomo
Victim Information: Paulina Ramirez-Diaz, 24, Nipomo
Suspect Information: Julio Cesar Alonso, 24, Nipomo
Details of News Release: The Sheriff's Office is releasing new information on a suspicious death which occurred on 5-31-17 at a home in the 600 block of Pomeroy Road in Nipomo. A woman was found dead inside the home with a stab wound to her neck. The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Paulina Ramirez-Diaz of Nipomo. At the time, Sheriff's Detectives were calling this a suspicious death investigation. A male, believed to be the boyfriend of the victim and living at the home, had been detained for questioning. He's been identified as 24-year-old Julio Cesar Alonso. During the course of the investigation, Detectives were able gather enough evidence to link Alonso to her death. As a result, Detectives have charged Alonso with a single count of murder and he was booked into County Jail. There are no outstanding suspects in this case The investigation is continuing. If anyone has information on this incident, they are asked to contact the Sheriff's Detective Division at 805-781-4500. No further details are available at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Thursday 06/01/2017 3:39 PM