Man suspected of killing Anza resident apprehended in Northern California

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A 36-year-old man suspected of killing an Anza resident during a dispute in October is in custody in Northern California, where he allegedly perpetrated offenses unrelated to the Riverside County case, authorities said recently.Benjamin Winkle was arrested Sunday, Nov. 28, by Placer County Sheriff’s Department personnel and booked into the South Placer Jail, where he’s being held without bail. Details regarding his alleged offenses in Northern California were not disclosed.Riverside County Sheriff’s Sgt. Richard Carroll said Placer County officials notified homicide detectives in Perris that he was behind bars. Intrastate extradition proceedings are expected to be completed this month. Carroll alleged that on the afternoon of Oct. 6, Winkle and 37-year-old Michael Mendoza w
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