Reward offered for elderly Delano man's death; community raising more money

Police:Johnny Espinoza found dead in trunk of car

DELANO, Calif. - The city of Delano is offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the death of an 88-year-old Delano man.

Johnny Espinoza’s body was found in the trunk of his car Thursday in a canal just east of Delano, according to the Delano Police Department. 

Friends and family of Espinoza want to match the cities reward by raising an additional $5,000, bringing the total reward to $10,000.

If you are able to help out with any size donation, you can drop it off or mail it to the Delano Chamber of Commerce at 931 High St., Delano, CA 93215. Make checks payable to “Delano Chamber of Commerce.”

You can also phone in a donation with your Visa or MasterCard at (661) 725-2518.




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