Suspect arrested in connection with deaths of 2 women in Escondido
City News Service
5:11 AM, Aug 10, 2018
8:47 PM, Aug 10, 2018
ESCONDIDO, Calif. (CNS) - A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with two suspicious deaths of women found in the Escondido area, one in a burned-out SUV and the other in a home a few miles away, police said.
Firefighters extinguishing a blaze that engulfed a vehicle parked near the intersection of Country Club and Kauana Loa drives in the unincorporated Harmony Grove area shortly before 4:30 a.m. Thursday discovered a body inside it, sheriff's Lt. Karla Menzies said.
Detectives investigating the fatality traced the gutted SUV to a residence about 2 1/2 miles to the east, in the 500 block of West 11th Avenue, near South Centre City Parkway, according to Escondido police.