SAN JOSE, California – ] Seven people across California were arrested for helping the suspect in the murder of Cpl . Ronil Singh avoids the police. 32-year-old Gustavo Perez Arriaga was arrested without incident on Friday after the authorities learned that he was in a Kern district home, CBS Sacramento reports.

Others in the dorm were detained for assistance. The suspects were identified as Bernabe Madrigal Castaneda, 59; Erasmo Villegas, 36; and Maria Luisa Moreno, 57.

His brothers Adrian and Conrado Virgen, his girlfriend Ana Leyde Cervantes and his colleague Erik Quiroz were also arrested for helping him avoid the police.

Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson accused the California State Sanctuary Act of notifying Perez Arriaga to the US Immigration and Customs Bureau for his previous arrests. Christianson said that if he had been deported, Singh would still live.

The police have not established a motive for the murder.