SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A second suspect has been arrested in connection to a July 3 homicide on Worthington Street in Springfield.
Springfield Police Department spokesman Ryan Walsh told 22News, on July 11 homicide detectives were granted an arrest warrant for 20-year-old Edgardo Cruz-Diaz and 50-year-old Angel Padilla on murder charges in connection with the murder of 28-year-old Luis Fernandez.
Walsh says Cruz-Diaz turned himself in on Wednesday at approximately 4:10 p.m
Springfield police officers were called to 999 Worthington Street just before 2:00 a.m. on July 3 for a report of a man with severe injuries. Fernandez was rushed to Baystate Medical Center but did not survive.
Edgardo Cruz-Diaz, currently homeless, is charged with murder.