FOREST RANCH, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — A Butte County man who dated a woman whose remains were found in a remote area northeast of Chico four years after she vanished was arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities announced Wednesday.
Dustin Kimball, 47, of Magalia, was arrested Tuesday after detectives stopped his car in Chico, according to a statement from the Butte County Sheriff’s Office.READ MORE: Gold Artifacts Stolen In Sacramento History Museum Break-in
Kimball was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday on a murder charge. It wasn’t immediately clear whether he had an attorney to speak on his behalf.READ MORE: 44 Structures Now Destroyed As Dixie Fire Grows To 240,795 Acres
Kimball is suspected of killing Jennifer Moore, 41, who vanished in June 2017. Her remains were found in January in a remote area of Forest Ranch.MORE NEWS: Search Continues For Woman Missing Following Boating Accident
Investigators said they found evidence leading them to Kimball, who had been dating Moore.