Paul Perez Biography – Wiki
Paul Perez is identified as the suspected California father who is guilty in the decades-old killings of five of his children, investigators for years reported police. He has been arrested, authorities said Monday.
It’s believed baby Nikko Perez was discovered in this body of water in rural Yolo county. His father Paul Perez, has been charged with murdering him and four of his siblings. pic.twitter.com/xbNiJnOf6f
— Mike Luery (@KCRALuery) January 27, 2020
He is 57 years old.
Paul Perez Children
The 57-year-old had five children born between 1992 and 2001.
Paul Perez Arrested in Decades-Old Killings of His 5 Children
Paul Perez was arrested at a state prison in Delano, days before he was believed to be released on unrelated charges. He is accused of killing his five children.
“I cannot think of a case more disturbing than this one”, Yolo County Sheriff Tom Lopez stated.
“There can be no victim more vulnerable and innocent than an infant and unfortunately this case involves five of them.”
Paul Perez was charged with killing five of his kids between 1992 and 2001. All of them were less than 6 months old.
His arrest came days before he was expected to be released from prison after doing hard time for vehicle theft and weapons charges. https://t.co/hRW5p528qj
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) January 28, 2020
Perez’s arrest started from a 2007 cold case in which the decomposed remains of a child that were found in a sealed, submerged box in a waterway near Woodland – about 80 miles northeast of San Francisco.
Through using an expanded DNA database, investigators in October identified the dead bodies as 3-month-old Nikko Lee Perez, who was said to be born in Fresno in 1996 and had four siblings, Sacramento’s Fox 40 reported.
According to further reports of investigators, Nikko’s sibling Kato Allen Perez, who was born in Merced in 1992, is also dead. The other three siblings are believed to be dead, whose bodies have not been found yet, the sheriff’s office confirmed.
According to District Attorney Jeff Reisig, Perez could have death penalty. However, he is set to appear in court Tuesday afternoon.
It is unknown if Perez has other children or family members, or if all the children had the same mother.