San Jose Couple Arrested in Connection to Man Beaten to Death

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    Simon Morales and his wife, Andrea, have been arrested in connection to the beating death of a San Jose man.

    San Jose police have arrested a couple in connection with the beating death of a 59-year-old man.

    Officers arrested 37-year-old Simon Morales and his wife, 46-year-old Andrea Morales, both of San Jose, in connection to homicide.

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    Francisco Lugo was beaten on June 1 in the 600 block of N. 12 Street when he attempted to help a disabled young man, who was being chased by three other men. The men then turned on Lugo and knocked him unconscious.

    Lugo, who was pulled off life support a few days after the beating, is San Jose's 22nd homicide of the year.

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    Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact Detective Sgt. Guire or Detective Tran of the San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit at 408-277-4166. Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling Silicon Valley Crimestoppers at 408-947-7867 or by visiting

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