Long Beach Police arrested three adults and a juvenile in connection with a murder that occurred last month.
On November 10, 2015, around 9:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of 14th Street and Gundry Avenue regarding a shooting call, which resulted in the death of 26-year-old Jeffrey Keo of Long Beach. Several individuals, including one who was later identified as the suspect, were detained and transported to police headquarters to be interviewed. At the conclusion of the interviews, a 17-year-old male resident of Long Beach was booked for murder and a gang enhancement.
On November 13, 2015, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against the 17-year-old. The defendant is being tried as an adult. In addition to the murder and gang enhancement charges, the defendant was charged with one count of robbery for an unrelated incident that occurred on November 8, 2015.
On December 3, 2015, Long Beach Police arrested 18-year-old Angel Campo of Long Beach on an unrelated assault charge. The next day, he was additionally booked on an arrest warrant for the murder of Jeffrey Keo. Defendant Campo was arraigned on December 7, 2015. He is being held in Los Angeles County Jail on $2,000,000 bail.
On December 5, 2015, Long Beach Police arrested 28-year-old Hector Montiel of Long Beach and booked him on an arrest warrant for the murder of Jeffrey Keo. Defendant Montiel was arraigned on December 7, 2015. He is being held in Los Angeles County Jail on $2,000,000 bail.
On December 5, 2015, Long Beach Police arrested 19-year-old Esteban Panchi of Long Beach and booked him for murder. Defendant Panchi was arraigned today. He is being held in Long Beach City Jail on $2,000,000 bail.
The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the murder is urged to contact Long Beach Police Homicide Detectives S. Lasch, T. Hubert, and M. Hubbard at (562) 570-7244. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or text TIPLA plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES), or visit www.LACrimeStoppers.org.