On 8/2/18 at 7:17 A.M. officers were dispatched to 632 Arthur Avenue in regards to a fight between two adult males in the front yard of the residence. Responding officers arrived on scene and discovered one of the men was not breathing so officers began CPR on him. Officers took the other man into custody. Officers continued CPR on the victim until the paramedics arrived who then took over life saving measures. Medics worked on the victim for several minutes but he could not be revived and was pronounced dead at the scene. It appears he died as a result of the injuries he sustained during the fight. Homicide detectives are currently on the scene conducting an investigation as to what occurred.
The suspect in this case has been identified Joel Cardona 35 years old. He has been booked into the Vista Detention Facility on murder charges. The victim in this case has been identified as Nestor Jurado 37 years old. The suspect and victim are related.
The Oceanside Police Department is requesting witnesses to the incident to contact Detective Ryan Malone of the Oceanside Police Department. He can be reached at (760) 435-4537.