Authorities: 2 murder suspects escape from Monterey jail


Left to Right: Santos Fonseca and Jonathan Salazar (Monterey County Sheriff)

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say two murder suspects have escaped from central California’s Monterey County Jail.

The county sheriff’s office says in a tweet that the inmates escaped Sunday morning.

The tweet says Santos Fonseca and Jonathan Salazar were in custody on suspicion of murder and other violent charges.

A call seeking additional details from sheriff’s officials wasn’t immediately returned.

Monterey is a city of about 28,000 people on California’s central coast, 100 miles south of San Francisco.

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