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Murder Suspect On The Run Turns Himself In

Templeton, CA — On Wednesday, attempted murder suspect Billy Benjamin Hernandez turned himself in at the Sheriff's North Patrol Station in Templeton.  

The 40-year-old Hernandez had been on the run since Nov 1st after witnesses say he attacked a man at a home in the 3200 block of Eagle Point Lane in Heritage Ranch. Witnesses say Hernandez stabbed the victim multiple times and then fled the scene.

Hernandez was arrested for attempted murder and is now in custody at the San Luis Obispo County Jail. The case has now been turned over to the District Attorney's office for review and the filing of charges.  

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