Two pleaded not guilty Monday to special circumstances murder charges for allegedly beating a 21-year-old Union City woman to death two months ago and then setting her body on fire in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood.
Two suspected gang members were charged with special circumstances murder Thursday for allegedly brutally beating a Union City woman to death, dumping her body in an upscale Oakland neighborhood and then setting it on fire.
Two men have been arrested in connection with the body burning death of an Oakland mother, police said.
Two men believed by police to be connected to the July 14 Oakland homicide of Monica Rodas, whose body was found burning in the city’s Rockridge neighborhood, were taken into custody Tuesday.
Oakland police have identified a 21-year-old woman whose body was found burning in the city’s Rockridge neighborhood Thursday morning, a police spokeswoman said.