San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

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Cold Case Homicide

Frank Aaron Bresson

Victim:Frank Aaron Bresson

Crime Date:August 13, 1995

Location:Santa Margarita Creek, Fallbrook


Synopsis: On August 13, 1995 United States Border Patrol Agents found the body of an unidentified male at Santa Margarita Creek in Fallbrook, near Sandia Creek and Rock Mountain Road. The victim was shot and killed. After 16 years, the body was identified through DNA as 22-year-old Frank Bresson. In mid-August of 1995, Frank Bresson, who lived in the city of Riverside, disappeared. Family members of Frank Bresson found his car abandoned in a Riverside parking lot, but there was no sign of him. The family filed a missing persons report and was waiting on answers for more than a decade. The body was found around the same time he was reported missing. The body was listed as John Doe until a DNA match confirmed his identity in 2010. Anyone with information of the person/persons responsible for this crime is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Unit.

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