$1,000 reward for information on murder suspect

July 24, 2013
Joseph Padilla

Joseph Padilla

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the June 21 murder of Joseph Padilla in Oceano.

Padilla, 25, of Nipomo died from injuries he sustained during a knife attack in Oceano on the 1300 block of 19th Street.

On June 23, Deputies arrested Munoz, a person of interest in Padilla’s murder, after a high speed chase that ended in Guadalupe.

Munoz is being held in San Luis Obispo County Jail for parole violations. Investigators have not yet charged him with murder.

San Luis Obispo County Crime Stoppers are asking anyone with information on the murder to call Crime Stoppers’ 24- hour hotline at (805) 549-STOP.