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Man accused of deputies’ shooting deaths moved to El Dorado County Jail

Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamontes, 34, is the suspected gunman in the killing of two deputies, Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County sheriff's Detective Michael Davis Jr., and the wounding Placer County deputy Jeff Davis. He has a number of aliases, including Marcelo Marquez.
Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamontes, 34, is the suspected gunman in the killing of two deputies, Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County sheriff's Detective Michael Davis Jr., and the wounding Placer County deputy Jeff Davis. He has a number of aliases, including Marcelo Marquez. The Associated Press

The man accused of fatally shooting Sacramento and Placer County sheriff’s deputies nearly two weeks ago has been moved the El Dorado County Jail.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department announced that 34-year-old Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamontes – also known as Marcelo Marquez – was moved from the Sacramento County Jail to the jail in Placerville on Wednesday.

Monroy-Bracamontes is accused of murder in the deaths of Sacramento County Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County sheriff’s Detective Michael Davis Jr.

Monroy-Bracamontes’ wife and co-defendant, Janelle Marquez Monroy, 38, remains in custody at the Sacramento County Jail.

In an interview Wednesday night with FOX40, Monroy-Bracamontes said either a deputy or his wife shot Oliver, but that he did shoot Davis Jr. He also told the station that he shot Anthony Holmes during a failed carjacking attempt. He said came to Sacramento searching for the man who had an affair with his wife and that she came with him.

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones had said earlier that he had no concerns about the professionalism of his officers toward the suspects. But he said, “I would just as soon our officers and professional staff not have to look at these two suspects every day during the pendency of the criminal trials.”

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