Sixth suspect arrested in murder of brother and sister

Mountain View police Wednesday announced the arrest of a sixth suspect in the fatal shooting of a brother and sister in June.

Eric Williams, 22, was arrested without incident in Union City on Tuesday on an outstanding warrant for two counts of murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder, according to Mountain View police spokeswoman Liz Wylie.

Maria Teresa Sanchez-Aquino, 27, and her brother Omar Aquino, 24, were found shot to death the morning of June 28 in their Plymouth Street home, Mountain View police Sgt. Ken Leal said.

Wylie said it appears Sanchez-Aquino made a 911 call at 3:54 a.m. The call, reporting a break-in, was dropped before it was connected to police.

Officers were still investigating the call when they received reports of shots fired in the 1900 block of Plymouth Street at 4:53 a.m.

Responding officers found Sanchez-Aquino and Aquino dead of gunshot wounds inside the home, Wylie said.

Sanchez's 8-year-old son was found unharmed and asleep in another room of the home. He is now being cared for by relatives.

On Aug. 21, three suspects were arrested in the case, Leal said. Fremont police detectives arrested Nicory Marquis Spann, 18, and Victoria Frances Thompson, 20, was arrested in Morgan Hill on a warrant. Fame Thomas, 15, was also arrested. She is being charged as an adult, Deputy District Attorney James Gibbons-Shapiro said.

A fourth suspect, Michael David Adams, 20, was taken into custody at the Valley Fair Mall in San Jose on Aug 22.

San Jose resident Kim Thien Pham, 19, was arrested Thursday at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport as she tried to flee the state, according to police.

Two other suspects remain at large, 20-year-old Kenneth Ivory Thomas of Campbell and a 17-year-old girl whose name has not been released. Thomas is wanted for two counts of murder and one count of conspiracy, and the teenage girl is wanted for one count of conspiracy to commit murder.

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