21-year-old dies after being attacked in Visalia, 1 arrested

KFSN logo
Friday, December 31, 2021
Man dies after being attacked in Visalia, police search for suspects
EMBED <>More Videos

A 21-year-old man died Thursday, days after a group of people attacked him on Christmas Eve, Visalia police say.

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- An arrest has been made in connection to a Visalia Christmas Eve homicide.

Police arrested 22-year-old Joshua Portillo on Thursday in Tulare.

He is one of several suspects connected to the death of 21-year-old Nicholas Moll.

The victim was walking on Main Street near Burke in Visalia last Friday night.

That's when a group of people approached and attacked him.

Moll was in the hospital for a week before dying from his injuries.

Portillo is being held at the Tulare County Jail on murder charges.