Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Another Suspect Arrested In Connection To Figueroa Murder

Pelon-RiosThe Yuma Police Department says they have made another arrest in connection with the murder of 29-year-old Christal Figueroa. 

Police say 20-year-old Jorge Humberto Rios, also known as Pelon, was arrested by the San Luis Police Department on Saturday after he was in a vehicle that was reported stolen. 

Rios fled from police in the vehicle, then lost control of the Jeep behind a subdivision.  He then fled on foot, but was apprehended a short time later.  Rios may face additional charges in San Luis. 

Police believe Rios was involved in the alleged murder of Figueroa and had been searching for him for the last couple of weeks. 

Rios appeared in court on Sunday and was ordered held on a $250,000 bond.

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