HESPERIA – A 34-year-old Baldwin Park man was arrested for the murder of a man who died as a result of blunt force trauma on Wednesday. On Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at around 10:22 p.m. Code Enforcement, who was conducting a follow-up inspection in the 10600 block of Balsam Avenue requested deputies at the scene for an “unknown problem”.
When deputies from the Hesperia Station arrived they located 24-year-old Michael Trang suffering from blunt force trauma to his head. Deputies searched the property for evidence and/or the suspect. While searching, sheriff’s dispatchers received calls reporting a suspicious man in close proximity of the incident location. Milan Lam was located in the area and was detained. Trang was transported to a trauma center where he was pronounced dead at 12:15 a.m. on Wednesday.
Homicide investigators responded to the scene to conduct an investigation. Lam was interviewed and was arrested and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for Murder.
The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Justin Long or Sergeant Dave Johnson (909) 387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or via their website at www.wetip.com
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