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Sierra LaMar Murder Suspect to Be Arraigned Thursday

Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office criminal complaint against Antolin Garcia-Torres will be filed same day as arraignment at the San Jose Hall of Justice on Hedding Street.

Sierra LaMar Murder Suspect to Be Arraigned Thursday Sierra LaMar Murder Suspect to Be Arraigned Thursday

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office announced this morning it will file criminal charges on Thursday against Antolin Garcia-Torres for the kidnapping and murder of missing Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar.

Garcia-Torres’ arraignment is scheduled 1:30 p.m. in Department 23 at the Hall of Justice, 190 W. Hedding St. in San Jose.

After the arraignment, the DA's Office said it would release the criminal complaint against Garcia-Torres, 21, and a statement of probable cause to members of the media.  

He's being held without bail at the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose.

The girl vanished on her way to catch the 7:20 a.m. school bus to Sobrato High School, where she was a sophomore.

The DA expressed its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Sierra LaMar in a written statement.

Court records obtained by Patch Tuesday reveal Garcia-Torres had his run-ins with public safety authorities in Morgan Hill and the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office.

For complete coverage of the Sierra LaMar case, refer to the  Sierra LaMar Disappearance: Comprehensive Updates and Information page on Gilroy Patch.

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