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Brother of naval officer arrested on suspicion of his murder

TenThe brother of a Navy officer found dead in his San Diego apartment has been arrested on suspicion of murder, police said Tuesday.

Zachary Tenorio, 21, was booked into jail and is set to be arraigned in Superior Court on Wednesday.

Tenorio had summoned police Sunday morning to the Mission Valley apartment of his brother, Ens. Jonathan Jake Tenorio, 25, a native of Guam and a graduate of the Naval Academy last year, saying he had found his brother dead there.

Jonathan Tenorio had been serving as a surface warfare officer on the guided-missile cruiser Bunker Hill, Navy officials said.


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Photo: Jonathan Tenorio. Credit: Fox-5 San Diego

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