February 22, 2024
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Authorities Friday publicly recognized a suspect within the slaying of a septuagenarian who was fatally overwhelmed final fall at his Metropolis Heights dwelling.

Dulce Amaya, 36, is believed to have assaulted 75-year-old Raymond Corn, who was discovered severely injured on the ground of his residence within the 3800 block of Chamoune Avenue within the Fairmount Village neighborhood on the night of Nov. 17, in response to the San Diego Police Division.

“Officers tried to make clear with the (sufferer) what had occurred, however weren’t in a position to decide on the time if (he) was the sufferer of a criminal offense or had fallen in an accident,” SDPD Lt. Steve Shebloski mentioned.

Corn died in a hospital 11 days later.

The county Medical Examiner’s Workplace has decided that Corn died of blunt-force accidents suffered throughout an assault.

“Via their investigation, which included processing the (residence) for bodily proof, checking the realm for surveillance video and interviewing potential witnesses, detectives have realized Corn was the sufferer of bodily elder abuse by the hands of a (girl) he had befriended over the (earlier) a number of months,” Shebloski mentioned.

Amaya, a transient who has frequented the Mid-Metropolis space of the town, had been dwelling with Corn previous to the alleged deadly assault, in response to police. She is described as a 5-foot-6-inch, roughly 180-pound Latina with quick brown hair and a tattoo on her proper forearm.

Anybody with info on the suspect’s whereabouts is requested to name San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477 or contact the company on-line at sdcrimestoppers.org. Tipsters might stay nameless and may very well be eligible for a reward of as much as $1,000.