COMPTON – Authorities Thursday announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man suspected of fatally shooting a 14-year-old boy in Compton.
Eduardo Sanchez, 29, is wanted for the murder of Ivan Villareal, who was found on Aug. 10, 2021, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest inside a camper in the 4200 block of East San Luis Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The department did not explain why Sanchez was suspected of the murder.
Sanchez is 6 feet tall and weighs 175 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.
Ivan’s family told deputies he had been missing since Aug. 8 and they had reported him missing to the sheriff’s department the following day. While searching for his son on Aug. 10, Villareal’s father found him dead inside the camper, Koerner said. It was not disclosed who owned the camper.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts or about the case was urged to contact the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.