Woman, man tried in triple Hemet murder case – Press Enterprise

A couple accused of strangling and beating to death three people in Hemet in 2020 have been ordered by a judge at a preliminary hearing on Friday March 11 to stand trial in the death penalty case.

Jordan Destinee Guzman, 22, and her boyfriend Anthony Damion McCloud, 20, have each been charged with triple murder. Specific circumstances such as ambushes, murder in the commission of a robbery, and multiple murders qualify the couple for the death penalty if convicted as charged.

Guzman and McCloud will be re-arraigned on April 22 in Riverside Superior Court. You have pleaded not guilty.

The killings occurred on February 19, 2020 at a house on the 1400 block of Rabbit Peak over a rent dispute in which Guzman was involved, Hemet Police Chief Eddie Pust said. The victims were Wendy Lopez-Araiza, 46; Genesis Lopez-Araiza, 21; and Trinity Clyde, 18, of Hemet, a visiting family friend.

Guzman and McCloud stole Clyde’s car, Pust said, and drove it to Las Vegas, where they were arrested.


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