Monday, January 30, 2012

Pima County, AZ: Domestic violence call turns fatal in the Foothills District

Pima County Sheriff's detectives continue to investigate a domestic violence call that left one woman dead, and another charged with homicide.
Deputies in the Foothill District responded to an emergency call around 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning at the 6100 blk. of North Ginger Avenue in reference to a physical domestic violence call.
Upon arrival, deputies found Armando Lopez, 37, outside the residence covered in blood. Inside the residence, they found Marie Antoinette Mesa, 42, bleeding from multiple stab wounds.
Mesa was transported to the Trauma Center at the University Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries.
Mesa's 16-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old cousin were inside the home at the time of the incident and called 911.
Pima County Sheriff's Homicide Unit detectives responded for further investigation.
Lopez has been booked into the Pima County Adult Detention on charges of First Degree Murder.

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