Orange County District Attorney, Press Release
For Immediate Release, Case # TBA: May 21, 2013
SANTA ANA – A man was charged today with murdering his roommate and disposing of her body in a canyon. Kwang Chol Joy, 54, Orange, is charged with one felony count of murder and faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in state prison if convicted. Joy is being held on $1 million bail and is expected to be arraigned today, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. in Department CJ-1, Central Jail, Santa Ana.
At the time of the crime, Joy is accused of living in an Orange home with 36-year-old roommate Maribel Ramos. The victim was an Army veteran and a student at California State University, Fullerton. Continue reading