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Photos released of suspects in East Palo Alto killings

Jaime Cardenas and Fidel Silva are also both wanted for homicide in Grand Junction, Colo.

The photos of two East Palo Alto men linked to a string of homicides in two states were released by police Thursday (Aug. 4).

Jaime Cardenas, 19, and Fidel Silva, 24, are wanted for homicide in Grand Junction, Colo., and for questioning in two homicides in East Palo Alto.

Catherine Fisher, 19, of Menlo Park was gunned down on July 13 while sitting in a vehicle with two acquaintances. Hugo Chavez, 26, was killed July 19 on Illinois Street. East Palo Alto police said they have received tips leading to Cardenas and Silva as suspects, and to a third man, Christian Fuentes, 20, who was picked up by police after a parole violation.

Cardenas and Silva are considered armed and extremely dangerous. Anyone with information about their location is asked to call 911 or contact the East Palo Alto tip line at 650-409-6792.

Sue Dremann

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