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Man Accused Of Setting Fire To Car Killing 1, Arrested The Same Day At Homeless Camp

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Source: MEGA; San Jose police

Aug. 5 2022, Published 10:04 a.m. ET

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A man is accused of setting fire to a vehicle and killing one person, police said.

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Around 6:15 a.m. on July 31, San Jose police and San Jose fire crews responded to a reported vehicle fire.

Once the fire was extinguished, police found the body of a dead man. The victim’s name has not been released, according to police.

Investigators started to look at the case and determined the vehicle was set on fire.

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Martin Cabrera, 50, was identified as the suspect and he was arrested the same day at a homeless camp.

Authorities have not said how they tied Cabrera to the case or a possible motive.

The case remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact police at (408) 277-5283.


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