Person of interest in Wellton woman's death found, second still - FOX13 News, WHBQ FOX 13

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

Posted: Updated:
Jose "Rascal" Jimenez Jr.; Jorge "Pelon" Rios Jose "Rascal" Jimenez Jr.; Jorge "Pelon" Rios
  • Crime & JusticeMore>>

  • Trial set for woman accused of injuring husband

    Trial set for woman accused of injuring husband

    An Oct. 20 trial has been set for a Mesa woman accused of running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election.
    An Oct. 20 trial has been set for a Mesa woman accused of running over her husband with an SUV because he didn't vote in the 2012 presidential election.
  • Calif. serial stowaway arrested at Sky Harbor

    Calif. serial stowaway arrested at Sky Harbor

    Remember the serial stowaway woman who has a history of trying to sneak onto flights in California? It turns out she's been busted again, but this time, it was in the valley.
    Remember the serial stowaway woman who has a history of trying to sneak onto flights in California? It turns out she's been busted again, but this time, it was in the valley.
  • Woman, 75, gets life term for killing husband

    Woman, 75, gets life term for killing husband

    A judge sentenced a 75-year-old woman to life in prison for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s and throwing his body down the shaft of an abandoned gold mine, where it remained for nearly 40 years.
    A judge sentenced a 75-year-old woman to life in prison for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s and throwing his body down the shaft of an abandoned gold mine, where it remained for nearly 40 years.
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.

Follow this story:

Yuma police ID woman found in citrus grove

Yuma woman accused of murder in death of former friend

 

Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices