Hearing Set for Suspect in Wilshire Country Club Murder
HANCOCK PARK— A court date has been set for the suspect in the murder of an employee at the Wilshire Country Club.
Erick Antonio Hernandez, 29, is currently in custody with bail set at $2 million and is scheduled to appear in Los Angeles Municipal Court December 19th, according to sources at Los Angeles County Jail.
Hernandez is being held in connection with the murder of Emmanuel Bravo, 28. Both men were kitchen employees at the Wilshire Country Club on Rossmore Avenue.
According to Officer Aareon Jefferson of the Los Angeles Police Dept., police officers responded to a call from the club on the night of October 20th. When officers arrived on the scene, fire department paramedics were treating Bravo for an apparent stab wound.
Bravo was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Hernandez fled the scene on foot, Jefferson said.
According to sources at Los Angeles County Jail, Hernandez was arrested on October 21st and is being held at the North County Correctional Facility in Castaic.