The third and final suspect in the beating death of a man earlier this month was arrested Wednesday.

Manuel Martinez, 19, now joins Jose Gonzales, 34, and Carlos Garcia, 23, in custody on suspicion of murder, according to police. Gonzales and Garcia were arrested Saturday.

Martinez is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday. Gonzales and Garcia pleaded not guilty Tuesday and are next scheduled to appear in court Dec. 8. 

The three are accused of assaulting 30-year-old Isaac Matthew Ortiz the night of Nov. 4 in the 200 block of Truxtun Avenue.

Ortiz was taken to Kern Medical Center, where he died Nov. 12 from head trauma, according to coroner's officials.

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