Man Charged With South Land Park Murders In Court

The suspect in the quadruple murder of his family at a South Land Park home last week appeared in a Sacramento court on Monday. The brief arraignment hearing was postponed for Salvador Vasquez-Oliva, who is accusing of killing his wife, two children and a niece.

Defense attorney Linda Parisi asked for and received from Judge Richard K. Sueyoshi a continuation of the hearing to April 18 to review police reports shortly after the judge read the four murder charges against Vasquez-Olivaa.

Sacramento Defense Attorney Linda Parisi.  Photo by Joe Michaels, KFBK

The 56-year-old state worker entered the court amid high security. He wore a padded green vest, which is issued to inmates on mental health watch. He is charged with four counts of murder in the deaths of his wife, Angelique Vasquez, 45; her daughter, Mia Vasquez, 14; her son Alvin Vasquez, 11; and Vasquez's niece, Ashley Coleman, 21.

Read more about the South Land Park murders. 

Quadruple Homicide in South Land Park
Quadruple Homicide in South Land Park
Sacramento Police are investigating the death of four people in South Land Park

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