(Murder suspect court appearance)…26 year old Santos Velasquez was in court Tuesday.
During the appearance, the preliminary hearing was set for November 14. Velasquez is being charged with the June murder of 58 year old Heriberto Moreno. The victim had been found seriously injured in the parking lot of Brunner’s in El Centro. Moreno succumbed to his injuries, that included several stab wounds to the neck and a severe head wound. The suspect was arrested after he reportedly came out of one of the suites at the motel and began chasing a witness to the incident. Velasquez has entered a plea of not guilty to the charges.