MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A 38-year-old California man is being held on suspicion of murder in the killing of a woman from east Medford, Oregon.
The Mail Tribune reports Medford police found 32-year-old Noemi Ruiz lying dead in her driveway in east Medford after a neighbor called authorities Monday morning.READ MORE: As COVID Delta Variant Infections Subside Experts Warn of Winter Surge
Medford police say police found Ruiz had been stabbed multiple times.
Acting on a tip by Medford police, officers arrested Enrique Solis-Garcia, in Red Bluff, California, several hours later.
He was lodged in the Tehama County Jail on a no-bail warrant awaiting extradition back to Jackson County.READ MORE: Concord Restaurant, Bar Patrons Divided Over Vaccine Mandate
Medford police Lt. Kerry Curtis said police believe the suspect and victim were known to each other.
Police didn’t find a weapon at the scene.
It wasn’t immediately clear if Solis-Garcia had an attorney.MORE NEWS: Newsom Signs Law to Replace Fr. Serra Statue With Memorial to Indigenous Californians
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