Suspected gang member charged in California execution-style attack that left 6 dead pleads not guilty

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One of 2 alleged pack members accused of murdering a mother, her babe and 4 others during what constabulary described arsenic an execution-style sidesplitting wrong a central California home successful January has pleaded not guilty. 

Noah David Beard, 25, was arraigned Tuesday and is being held without bail, according to the Tulare County District Attorney's Office.

He and his alleged accomplice, 35-year-old Angel "Nanu" Uriarte, person been charged with six counts of murder and different crimes stemming from the brutal onslaught that unfolded connected Jan. 16 successful Goshen, successful the agrarian San Joaquin Valley.

Authorities accidental Beard changeable Alissa Parraz, 16, and her 10-month-old baby, Nycholas Parraz, successful the backmost of their heads. Prosecutors judge the location that was targeted is associated with a rival gang. 

CALIFORNIA SHERIFF SAYS 2 GANG MEMBERS ARRESTED IN EXECUTION-STYLE KILLING OF 6 RELATIVES, INCLUDING BABY 

Beard is expected to instrumentality to tribunal connected Feb. 16. 

Uriarte, meantime remains hospitalized successful custody aft helium was wounded successful a shootout with national agents past week. His arraignment has not been scheduled. 

Investigators judge the 2 suspects person ties to the Nuestra Familia situation gang. Uriarte was convicted successful 2015 of battle with a firearm successful relation with a thoroughfare gang, and Beard had juvenile convictions, prosecutors said successful a tribunal filing. 

BRUTAL KILLING OF CALIFORNIA FAMILY A ‘CLEAR MESSAGE’ FROM THE CARTEL, SHERIFF WARNS 

The suspects and members of the victims’ household person a agelong past of pack unit but the motive for the shooting "is not precisely clear," Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux said astatine a quality league past week. 

The different victims were identified as: Rosa Parraz, 72; Eladio Parraz, Jr., 52; Jennifer Analla, 49; and Marcos Parraz, 19. 

In January, Boudreaux, during an quality connected "America's Newsroom," described the Jan. 16 onslaught arsenic "an intentional slaughter and massacre" and that "no 1 was expected to beryllium near alive." 

"They went done this location methodically, precise slowly," Boudreaux told Fox News. "They made definite that they were going to termination everyone successful that home." 

Fox News’ Bailee Hill and The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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