California police arrested three men final week in reference to a cold case murder in San Jose 20 years in the past, authorities mentioned.

The sufferer, Nhin Phi Ha, 22, was fatally stabbed in entrance of his condominium complicated on the night of Oct. 31, 2001, in line with the San Jose Police Department.

“This victim had just arrived at his apartment, was exiting a vehicle when he was randomly attacked,” Sgt. Christian Camarillo, a division spokesperson advised San Francisco’s KGO-TV.

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Francis Dagayray, Eutropio Dagayray, and Gilbert Meriales had been arrested final week in reference to a 2001 deadly stabbing in San Jose, California. (San Jose Police Dept.) 

A buddy of the sufferer was additionally stabbed a number of instances however survived. Police mentioned two suspects fled in an SUV that was pushed by a 3rd suspect.

Authorities mentioned the killing was (*3*)over the previous 20 years. Leads had been developed however no arrests had been made.

In August, the case was assigned to a San José Police Department and District Attorney’s Office Cold Case staff which “brought new life to the investigation,” in line with police. 

“Some of these same witnesses that were interviewed 20 years ago were re-interviewed recently,” mentioned Camarillo. “For whatever reasons they decided to be more forthcoming, provide more information which really sealed the case.”

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Last Wednesday, police arrested the three suspects, 45-year-old Francis Dagayray, 47-year-old Eutropio Dagayray, and 45-year-old Gilbert Meriales — all residents of San Jose.

They had been booked into Santa Clara County Jail for murder, assault with a lethal weapon, and gang enhancements, in line with the division. 

Police mentioned they notified the opposite sufferer who survived the stabbing in regards to the arrests. They try to find the household of the deceased particular person. 

“We really want to find this victim’s family and let them know what that there has been a conclusion and resolution to this case,” added Camarillo, in line with KGO-TV.