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For Immediate Release:
August 19, 2015

Media Contact:
Detective Marjorie Eloi
[email protected]

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Homicide
Case #: PD150701242901
Date & Time of Occurrence: 07/01/2015 at approx. 3:52 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 28205 S.W. 125 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Kaheem Justin Arbelo, (W/M)
Subject's DOB: 09/21/1994
Subject's Age: 20
Subject's Address: 2224 Darlin Circle
  Orlando, Florida
Subject #2:
Subject's Name: Jonathan Isaiah Lucas , (B/M)
Subject's DOB: 03/08/1997
Subject's Age: 18
Subject's Address: 2802 NW 60 Terrace
  Sunrise , Florida
Subject #3:
Subject's Name: Christian Raul Colon , (W/M)
Subject's DOB: 03/22/1996
Subject's Age: 19
Subject's Address: 6080 Country Club Road
  Wesley Chapel , Florida
Subject #4:
Subject's Name: Desiray Alisha Strickland , (B/F)
Subject's DOB: 12/17/1996
Subject's Age: 18
Subject's Address: 19211 NW 23 Court
  Miami Gardens, Florida
Subject's Charges: Murder 1st Degree
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Jose Santos Amaya Guardado, (W/M)
Deceased's DOB: 08/13/1997
Deceased's Age: 17
Deceased's Address: 11100 S.W. 173 Street
  Miami, Florida

Homicide Investigation

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau is investigating an incident that occurred at the above listed location. According to investigators the victim, Jose Santos Amaya Guardado, was reported missing on Sunday June 28, 2015. Family members continued to search for their loved one in nearby areas. On Wednesday July 1, 2015 the victim’s brother discovered what appeared to be a partially buried body in a nearby wooded area and contacted 911. Uniform officers responded to the scene and confirmed the remains of a deceased person. The victim’s body was removed from the ground surface and was transported to the  Medical Examiner’s Office for further investigation. The medical examiner determined the cause of death to be trauma and ruled it to be a homicide.

The investigations is ongoing.

Update #1: According to investigators, three subjects have been identified and charged with the death of Jose Santos Amaya Guardado.  The actual charges are not being released at this time due to the arrest warrant being sealed.  Additional arrests are forthcoming. 

Update #2: Upon further investigation, detectives have arrested Desiray Alisha Strickland.  Strickland was charged accordingly.   

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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