Defense attorney Michael Gomez presented a motion to dismiss the charges against Jesus Carranza, 27. Carranza is the co-defendant, along with James Gomez, who was arrested for the stabbing death of 16-year -old Zachary Perez. He is charged with first-degree murder. Perezâ€™s body was found by friends and family on a vacant lot near the intersection of East Fifth Street and Mulberry Avenue, around 2 a.m. on Feb. 13, 2010.
He had been stabbed 22 times.
â€œThe argument is simply this: That the state has no evidence that would allow a rational and reasonable jury to convict my client Login to read more