A person described because the final recognized individual to have seen Blaze Bernstein alive was arrested Friday in reference to the Ivy League scholar’s demise, authorities stated.
Bernstein, 19, a College of Pennsylvania sophomore who was residence in California on a vacation break, was discovered lifeless Tuesday in a shallow grave in a park close to his mother and father’ Lake Forest house.
On Friday, authorities stated they arrested Samuel Lincoln Woodward, 20, of North Seashore, Calif., a highschool buddy of Bernstein’s with whom Bernstein had gone to the park Jan. 2.
Bernstein by no means returned, and his mother and father reported him lacking Jan. three.
Woodward was taken into custody for investigation of murder after DNA proof linked him to the dying of Bernstein, who was a sophomore at UPenn in Philadelphia.
Orange County District Lawyer Tony Rackauckas stated Woodward will not seem in courtroom till Tuesday, including that he was not able to say what costs Woodward will face, the Los Angeles Occasions reported.
Woodward listed his occupation as “Nerf video games,” in response to the jail’s web site.