Airman is one of three arrested for death of woman in California


U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Juan Parra Peralta, 60th Aerial Port Squadron cargo processing specialist, poses for a portrait Nov. 25, 2020, at Travis Air Force Base, California. The 60th APS held a pumpkin carving contest to boost morale. It was through the contest the squadron learned that it is comprised of 32 Airmen who either immigrated or migrated to the U.S. from 18 different countries and territories. (U.S. Air Force photo by Nicholas Pilch)

Three individuals were arrested in relation to the death of a woman in California, including one Travis Air Force Base Airman.

Fairfield Police state that the Airman is one of several who were taken into custody after a woman went missing over the weekend.

According to KCRA, the victim -19-year-old Leilani Beauchamp of Carmel- was last seen in Sacramento at a Halloween party.

When Bechaump was reported missing, it was reported she left with two active duty USAF members.

Of those two, one has been arrested.

“We are deeply saddened by the events that have transpired. Our thoughts and condolences go out to Leilani’s loved ones,” police said. “Please respect their privacy as they deal with this tragic loss.”

The following individuals have been arrested:

Jessica Quintanilla, a 21-year-old woman from Pittsburg, arrested on murder charges. Her bail was denied during a Tuesday court appearance.

Juan Parra-Peralta, a 20-year-old male from Fairfield, arrested for accessory to murder. He is an Airman 1st Class assigned to the 60th aerial port squadron at Travis Air Force Base. He has since been released on bail.

Marco Quintanilla, a 27-year-old man from Pittsburg, arrested for accessory to murder and a violation of his parole. He was on parole for a felony conviction for attempted murder. He has since been released on bail.

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