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January 8, 2019: Whittier Man Charged with Domestic Violence Murder of Live-In Girlfriend

Ricardo Santiago, Public Information Officer
(213) 257-2000

A man was charged today with killing his live-in girlfriend whose body was found inside his vehicle parked at their Whittier home, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Luis Rey JimenezJimenez (dob 8/25/74) faces one count of murder with an allegation of using a wrench as a deadly and dangerous weapon.

Arraignment in case VA149606 is scheduled today in Department 5 of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Downey Branch.

According to the criminal complaint, victim Nadia Solís, 41, was killed on or about Dec. 30. Her body was discovered by sheriff’s deputies conducting a welfare check Jan. 5, prosecutors said.

If convicted as charged, JimenezJimenez faces a possible maximum sentence of 26 years to life in state prison. Bail is scheduled at $2 million.

The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.