April 15, 2024
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A transient was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of fatally beating a septuagenarian who had befriended her and allowed her to remain at his Metropolis Heights dwelling.

Appearing on a tip from the general public, patrol officers took 36-year-old Dulce Amaya into custody at a Teralta East-area comfort retailer at about 4:45 a.m. Tuesday in reference to the loss of life final fall of Raymond Corn, 75, in response to the San Diego Police Division.

On the night of Nov. 17, Corn was discovered severely injured on the ground of his residence within the 3800 block of Chamoune Avenue within the Fairmount Village neighborhood, in response to the SDPD.

“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.

The sufferer died in a hospital 11 days later. The county Medical Examiner’s Workplace subsequently decided that he had died of blunt-force accidents suffered throughout an assault.

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

The suspect, who had been dwelling with Corn previous to the alleged murder, was booked into Las Colinas ladies’s jail in Santee on suspicion of homicide and elder abuse, in response to Shebloski.

Police have launched no suspected motive for the alleged slaying.

–Metropolis Information Service