3 men arrested for 2018 central Fresno murder of Trazhan Heights

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Three men have been arrested in connection to the 2018 central Fresno murder of 20-year-old Trazhan Heights.

The video above is from an earlier story and will be updated.

Fresno Police arrested 26-year-old Michael Joyce, 26-year-old Xavier Hamilton and 25-year-old Laevon Milton.

26-year-old Michael Joyce (left), 25-year-old Laevon Milton (middle) and 26-year-old Xavier Hamilton has been arrested for the 2018 murder of Trazhan Heights.

Officers found Heights on March 10, 2018, at the Pioneer Village Apartments near Marks and McKinley Avenues.

He was visiting a friend when he was shot several times in the back. Heights was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

An 11-year-old child was also hit but survived.

Officers have been investigating this case for years and recently asked for the public’s help before the case went cold.

Fresno Police will be providing additional details on the arrests, as well as the 2021 murder of Kyrin Wright, at a news conference at 11 a.m.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.

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