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* Albert Cobarrubias Identified As San Jose Homicide On Chopin Avenue Jan 23

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San Jose police today identified the city’s first homicide victim of the year as 31-year-old Albert Cobarrubias.Officers responded to a report of shots fired at a home in the 2700 block of Chopin Avenue about 11 p.m. Saturday.They found Cobarrubias near the garage suffering from a gunshot wound, police spokesman Ronnie Lopez said.He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, Lopez said.No suspects have been arrested and police are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Sgt. Tony Mata or Detective Sgt. Dave Gutierrez of the Police Department’s homicide unit at (408) 277-5283.

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  • All our Albert wanted to do is GRADUATE from LAW SCHOOL and make he’s grandparents PROUD!!!

    Instead of us CELEBRATING Alberts ACCEPTANCES into SANTA CLARA LAW SCHOOL we (the FAMILY) are faced with trying to cope with he’s loss!!!

    CONGRATULATIONS ALBERT!!!!!!!
    You will be forever missed!!!!

    We are BEGGING the public to PLEASE help us find the individuals who senselessly murdered our prospective law student that wanted to help individuals like yourself!!!

  • Our community has lost a GREAT man whom sought to change social justice!!! He’s MURDER has changed our family forever!!!

    The MOST IMPORTANT thing that I want to stress is that ALBERT was dedicated to HELPING individuals like yourself!!!

    How did your PUBLIC DEFENDER represent YOU??????

    ALBERT wanted to CHANGE injustices within our CRIMINAL SYSTEM!!!

    We are Begging the public to Please help us find the individual(s) who senselessly Murdered our beloved Albert who EVERYONE knew has the MAN that HELPED THEM (Inmates, Probationers, Families)!!!!

    Please If anyone has any information please contact the police!!!

  • ” Our Hero ”
    To those of you who knew my Nephew Albert, you all know we lost a very special person. Albert was such a smart, caring and devoted person. He put 100% in all that he set his mind on, he graduated from San Jose State with High honors and dedicated his free time to help those in need at Debug Criminal Justic Clinic. He knew this was his calling and never expected anything in return…. We miss him dearly, we want justice to be served and the animal (s) who did this to him to be caught so we can heal. This lost has been so hard on our family and with everyone’s support and fight, we can help the wonderful people at San Jose Police Department get him / her / or them! We are begging the public to please help us find them! God Bless you all and please pass the word!

  • Albert may have helped you or a love one?!?!

    Albert was always getting letters from PRISON, as INMATES would share his name as a MAN who would HELP THEM. And he did. Albert was probably the ONLY hope for some of those locked up, some for life. And Albert carried that hope with grace and consistency. He knocked on doors that others would not. He challenged institutions and powerful legal clinics, for those he was advocating for and was relentless. Since his first day of service, he showed up every Sunday afternoon, during our legal clinic, to assist families going through the most difficult moments of their lives – when their child got arrested, or a husband was just handed a life sentence – and needed assistance. Albert was made for the job, and throughout his time, advocated for families in a way only he was equipped to do. There are youngsters walking around San Jose freely rather than trapped in the system because of Albert, and INMATES in prison doing life that have rekindled hope of an APPEAL because of Albert.

    PLEASE HELP solve this HEINOUS MURDER!!!
    Please get the word out about Alberts murder in the streets, jails and
    prisons!!!

  • Albert Cobarrubias a devoted father, San Jose State GRAD and aspired Lawyer. Albert’s senseless murder is clearly a mistaken identity, he had his whole life ahead of him. He wasn’t involved with GANGS, he was devoted to his family and educational goals.

    Our community has lost a GREAT man whom sought to change social justice!!!

    Please If anyone has any information please contact the police!!!

    Alberts LOST is TREMENDOUSLY effecting his GRANDPARENTS HEALTH (They raised him).
    YOU cant imagine how much PAIN this Tragedy has caused our family!!

    Please do the right thing!!!

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