Person of interest in Wellton woman's death found, second still - New York News

Person of interest in Wellton woman's death found, second still wanted

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Jose "Rascal" Jimenez Jr.; Jorge "Pelon" Rios Jose "Rascal" Jimenez Jr.; Jorge "Pelon" Rios
YUMA, Ariz. -

Yuma Police caught a person of interest in the murder of a Wellton woman early Sunday morning. Officers are still looking for a second person of interest in the case.

Officers were looking for 30-year-old Jose "Rascal" Jimenez Jr. and 20-year-old Jorge "Pelon" Rios in connection to the March 22 murder of 29-year-old Christal Figueroa. 

Jimenez was found and taken into custody near Avenue C and 8th Street.

He was booked into jail for 1st degree murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping and outstanding warrants out for his arrest.

Two 22-year-old friends of Jimenez, Jose Torrez and Daniel Torrez were contacted during Jimenez's arrest and were booked for hindering prosecution in the first degree.

Detectives are still looking for Rios and say be should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you have any information, call Yuma Police at 928-373-4700 or 78-Crime to remain anonymous.

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