A transient was behind bars Friday for allegedly killing another homeless man in a South Bay commercial district, authorities said.
Two women walking in the 1400 block of Broadway in Chula Vista found the body of Ivan Velez, 56, on the roadside shortly before 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Velez had suffered suspicious traumatic injuries, according to Chula Vista police Capt. Phil Collum.
On Thursday, officers arrested John Douglas Terrell, 53, on suspicion of killing Velez.
Terrell was being held in San Diego Central Jail without bail pending arraignment, scheduled for Monday afternoon.
– City News Service
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