Man arrested in California for Medford murder

Medford, Ore. – Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with a homicide case in Medford.

Police tape was strung across the entrances to Wabash Avenue in Medford Monday morning as officers investigated a homicide.

Medford Police said at around 7:27 a.m., a neighbor called 911 to report a woman found dead in a driveway.

MPD have identified the victim as 32-year-old Noemi Ruiz.

Police say she appeared to have been stabbed several times, but an official cause of death is pending an autopsy.

At around 11:00 a.m. law enforcement officers in Red Bluff, California arrested a suspect, identified as 38-year-old Enrique Solis-Garcia.

He was lodged in the Tehama County jail on a murder charge.

Medford Police traveled to Red Bluff to interview Solis-Garcia, who is awaiting extradition back to Jackson County.

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