RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A sexual assault suspect who fled Riverside after trying to kidnap a girl was arrested in Guatemala for similar offenses — and died in his jail cell under undisclosed circumstances, authorities said today.
Henry "Oscar'" Mazariegos Gonzalez, 29, was being held on suspicion of sexual assault and kidnapping in Escuintla, Guatemala, when he was discovered dead Tuesday, according to Riverside Police Department Officer Ryan Railsback.
"It's unfortunate this suspect was able to victimize other children before he was brought to justice," Riverside Police Department Chief Larry Gonzalez said. "But we are glad he will never be able to again."
Railsback said Gonzalez was charged in connection with the sexual assault of two Guatemalan girls, ages 5 and 12, as well as kidn