Case Number: 14-11428

Posted by: Media Relations


Male Juvenile (14 years / Strathmore area) 

The following is an update to the Homicide that occurred on 9/11/14, with the information current as of today 10/8/14.

On 10/8/14, Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Porterville Deputies and Detectives responded to the 19700 block of Guthrie Drive in Strathmore; and arrested a male juvenile on a Homicide warrant issued by the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office, regarding the death of Samantha Bosquez. The juvenile was transported and booked at the Tulare County Juvenile Detention Facility.

Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to contact Detective Gary Marks, Sergeant Rodney Parker or the Sheriff’s Department Violent Crimes unit at 559-735-1898 or 1-800-808-0488. You may send your information anonymously through the Sheriff’s TIPNOW program: text or voice mail 559-725-4194 or email