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Tentative Identification of Lake Forest Homicide Victim

LAKE FOREST, CA - (August 10, 2013) – The Orange County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the homicide that occurred in the Foothill Ranch area of Lake Forest on Friday morning, August 9.  Oscar Luis Morlett, a 21 year-old Foothill Ranch resident was detained and subsequently arrested on murder charges.  Morlett remains in custody on $1 million bail.

The victim is tentatively identified as 66 year-old Jeanne Ellen Morlett of Foothill Ranch, the step-mother of the suspect.  Official identification of the victim is pending completion of the Coroner's investigation and autopsy.

There continues to be no other suspects at this time and no threats to public safety.


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