3 detained after officers find bloody clothes, gloves in car of missing firefighter
KTLA / West Covina Police Dept.
John Brian Mananghaya Aguila, 28, is seen in an undated photo provided by the West Covina Police Department on Aug. 27, 2019.

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LA VERNE, Calif. (KTLA) -- Three people were taken into custody in La Verne Tuesday after officers found gloves and bloody clothes in the car of a firefighter from West Covina who has been missing for days, authorities said.

The family of John Brian Mananghaya Aguila, 28, told law enforcement that they hadn't heard from him since 4:30 p.m. Aug. 22, 2019, and that he hadn't come home or showed up for his job as a part-time firefighter at the Bureau of Land Management since, the West Covina Police Department said in a news release.

Aguila's white 2017 Honda Civic was impounded in San Dimas a day later.

When officers searched the car, they found gloves and bloody clothes in the trunk, police said.

Investigators then found surveillance video that showed a person, who is not Aguila, walking away from the Honda in a residential area in San Dimas, and were able to track that person down, according to the news release.

Three people were detained inside a house, authorities said. It's unclear whether any of the three in custody is the person seen in the surveillance footage.

Aguila still hadn't been found as of Tuesday evening.

FULL STORY: 3 detained after officers find bloody clothes, gloves in car of missing firefighter from West Covina - KTLA

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