Arrest made in kidnap, murder of Santa Cruz tech executive Tushar Atre

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Reward increased for info on suspect in murder of Santa Cruz Co. tech exec
Police say that the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect in the murder of Santa Cruz tech exec Tushar Atre has been increased to $200,000.

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KGO) -- Several suspects have been arrested in connection with the murder and kidnapping of Santa Cruz County tech executive Tushar Atre, the sheriff's department announced Tuesday.

On October 1, 2019 Tushar Atre was kidnapped from his home in Santa Cruz County and found murdered several hours later at a property in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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During the investigation, deputies released surveillance video showing possible suspects, walking out of an alley from East Cliff Drive onto Pleasure Point Drive, near Atre's home.

However, deputies have not released the names of those arrested on Tuesday.

Officials say details will be released at a Press Conference on Thursday.

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