October 24, 2021

San Jose shooting victim’s family, police ask for public’s help locating homicide suspect

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — Police are nonetheless looking out for a person suspected of killing San Jose resident Marco Antonio Santos in entrance of his personal spouse and daughter in June.

San Jose Police have recognized 27-year-old Uatesoni Joseph Paasi because the lead suspect in Santos’ loss of life.

He nonetheless has not been arrested and Santos’ household is looking on the group for help.

The human spirit is robust, however some wounds by no means heal.

Months after Santos was shot and killed in what police name a mindless shooting, his household gathered to plead for justice.

“My husband was a hardworking man,” Santos’ spouse, Sandra Santos, stated. “He provided for his two sons and his two daughters. He was a good husband, he was a good friend.”

“My son was a very dedicated family man,” Santos’ mom, Elodia Álvarez Soto stated. “He was a hard worker. He never looked for problems with anybody. We’re obviously heartbroken that he died in the manner that he did, in front of his children. We want the public’s help.”

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In June, police say Santos and Paasi have been seen having a dialogue earlier than pictures have been fired.

Santos was gunned down at his condominium within the Woods condominium advanced in South San Jose together with his spouse and 15-year-old daughter watching.

Paasi fled the world and has an energetic arrest warrant for homicide in response to an SJPD launch.

The discharge additionally says the suspect has ties to the Peninsula, South and East Bays and San Diego. Paasi additionally has ties to Mexico, Hawaii and Tonga in response to police.

Police say he might be extradited again to San Jose if/when he’s discovered.

“Obviously, as long as this man is on the loose, another family could end up saddened and at a loss, just like this family,” SJPD Asst. Chief Paul Joseph stated. “Not only do we want to arrest him to make sure that we bring justice in this case, we want to make sure no one else has to suffer the way the Santos Family is suffering.”

With tears of their eyes, the household got here from so far as Mexico to ask for help.

The person who police say killed their cherished one remains to be on the market and the household needs him discovered.

“If there is information that leads to the arrest of this suspect, there is a reward,” SJPD Public Info Officer Sgt. Christian Camarillo stated. “Please help this family out. As you can see for yourselves, they are suffering.”

“Somebody out there knows something, please provide the police with information so we can have some justice and some closure for our family,” Soto stated.

“I’m asking for the public’s help in locating or providing information to where this suspect is,” Santos stated. “We miss him very much and we want justice for my husband.”

San Jose Police Detective anybody with data can contact Sergeant Lewis #3161 or Detective Meeker #3272 of the San José Police Division’s Homicide unit at 408-277-5283. You may as well submit crime ideas and stay nameless through the use of the P3TIPS cellular app, calling the tip line at (408) 947-STOP, or on www.svcrimestoppers.org. If the knowledge you submit results in an arrest, you’re eligible for a money reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers in response to SJPD.