FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — The identity of the woman killed in an apparent domestic incident in Fairfield last month has been released.
Fairfield police said officers responded to the 200 block of Pennsylvania Avenue back on July 8 to investigate a possible case of domestic violence. At the scene, officers found a woman dead.READ MORE: Walkout 2021: Teachers, Students Walkout Of School In Protest Of Vaccine Mandates
Officers say the suspect, 34-year-old Fairfield resident Hugo Avelinomedina, had already taken off by the time they arrived, but he was later caught in San Rafael.
Avelinomedina was charged with murder, a violation of probation and other domestic violence-related crimes.READ MORE: Riverbank Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Trafficking Charges
On Friday, Fairfield police identified the woman killed as 36-year-old Fairfield resident Erika Avelino.
Exactly how Erika died has not been disclosed.MORE NEWS: Tail Of Hope: Rehab Center Assists Dog That Was Paralyzed By BB Gun In Sacramento Backyard
Police say the case is still being investigated.