Suspects in Roseville homeless beating identified

Published: Friday, Apr. 25, 2014 - 3:49 pm

Roseville police have identified the four suspects who allegedly beat a homeless man in a park on Thursday.

The suspects named are Charles David Waldecker, 24; Matthew Russell Alfonso, 29; Ninah Tyneil Winnie, 36; and Joseph Alan Ray Smith, 30. They are being held without bail in Placer County Jail.

They were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and conspiracy in connection with the beating of Josef Graven in Saugstad Park, police said. Graven, 35, remains hospitalized in critical condition.

Call The Bee’s Richard Chang at (916) 321-1018. Follow him on Twitter @RichardYChang.

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