UPDATE: Arrest Made in Santa Barbara Eastside Homicide

An arrest has been made in Friday's homicide in Santa Barbara's Eastside.

Santa Barbara police arrested 32-year-old Enson Junior Lopez for the murder of 40-year-old Ian Justin O'Brien Nichols.

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UPDATE: Arrest Made in Santa Barbara Eastside Homicide

An arrest has been made in Friday's homicide in Santa Barbara's Eastside.

Santa Barbara police arrested 32-year-old Enson Junior Lopez for the murder of 40-year-old Ian Justin O'Brien Nichols.

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