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O.C. Sheriff: Still No Suspect in San Juan Capistrano Murders

Deputies say there was no sign of forced entry at the Peppertree Bend home.

The crime scene Sunday on Peppertree Bend in San Juan Capistrano, where two parents were killed in their home. Patch photo credit: Penny Arévalo.
The crime scene Sunday on Peppertree Bend in San Juan Capistrano, where two parents were killed in their home. Patch photo credit: Penny Arévalo.

Orange County sheriff’s deputies are still on the hunt for a suspect in the murder of two San Juan Capistrano residents killed Sunday morning at their house.

Investigators have determined there was no forced entry and “the incident appears isolated to the residence at 32271 Peppertree Bend,” says a press release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

However, detectives have yet to determine whether Brad and Andra Sachs, a divorced couple living together, were targeted for the attack.

Just before 2 a.m. Sunday, deputies and firefighters responded to unknown trouble at 32271 Peppertree Bend. Paramedics declared the Sachses dead at the scene. Their 8-year-old was seriously injured and transferred to Mission Hospital, where he remains today, officials said.

“Investigators have not identified a suspect but continue to evaluate all the evidence and information in the case,” according to the press release.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Orange County Sheriff’s Department at (714) 647-7044.  Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Orange County Crime Stoppers at 855-TIP-OCCS (855-847-6227) or at occrimestoppers.org.

Donna Fleming February 24, 2014 at 01:01 PM
Bronx...thank you for the information. Those kids lived in chaos. They are going to need a lot of counseling. Did you ask your attorney about filing a lis pendens? (on any of the properties in Andra Sachs name?) It works in some cases by clouding the title. The family cannot liquidate the estate without paying off the creditors. There are no new updates from the police.
BronxBrawler February 25, 2014 at 10:43 AM
Another family member arises on the Ripoff report in defense of Andra. Please go to: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Andra-R-Sachs/San-Juan-Capistrano-California-92675/Andra-R-Sachs-Queen-Andra-Queen-of-the-Jungle-Queen-of-Green-Lanaland-LLC-and-Lanala-980344 Please read "Rebuttal 1-3," but start with #3 and work up to #1 so you can get the context of the dialogue. Have a blessed day. @Donna, our lawyer is preparing her motions and has been in contact with us from California. Thank you so much for the advice and assistance.
BronxBrawler March 07, 2014 at 03:19 PM
Arrest expected in the Sachs double homicide. Here's the link. http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Authorities-Expected-to-Give-Updates-on-San-Juan-Capistrano-Double-Homicide-Sachs-Murder-Mystery-249022421.html
Stacy Klinger March 07, 2014 at 06:33 PM
Wow. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2576020/Ashton-Sachs-19-arrested-nearly-month-parents-shot-death-California-mansion-attack-left-younger-brother-clinging-life.html
GreenInOC March 13, 2014 at 07:25 PM
OCWeekly article with some more info:------------- http://blogs.ocweekly.com/navelgazing/2014/03/ashton_colby_sachs_ambush_plan.php --- Here's an article from the Patch (05/12) about ROP and Ashton Sachs is talked about: http://sanjuancapistrano.patch.com/groups/schools/p/rop-awards-ceremony-recognizes-outstanding-students-wa4a06568a7

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