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Suspect in death of woman in San Diego's Fairmount Village arrested in Las Vegas

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Posted at 11:02 AM, Jul 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-24 14:02:30-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A man was arrested in Las Vegas Monday in connection with the death of a woman in the Fairmount Village area last month.

Dominique Grady, 26, was taken into custody by a fugitive task force in Las Vegas, San Diego police announced Tuesday. Grady faces murder charges in the killing of 21-year-old Jossie Marilyn Ruiz Lopez.

SDPD investigators said Lopez returned to her apartment in the 3600 block of 45th Street at around 5:45 a.m. on June 16 after going out with friends. Her body was discovered by family members at about 5 p.m. that same day.

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Investigators said she “suffered apparent traumatic injuries.”

Police did not immediately disclose what evidence led them to identifying Grady as the suspect in the case.

Grady remains in custody in Las Vegas pending extradition.