Man Charged with Murder of his Live-In Girlfriend, Allegedly with a Wrench
DOWNEY – The L.A. County District Attorney announced the domestic-violence murder of a live-in girlfriend in a Whittier man’s home. Luis Rey JimenezJimenez (dob 8/25/74) was charged Tuesday with killing victim Nadia Solís, 41, on or about December 30th.
“Her body was discovered by sheriff’s deputies conducting a welfare check on Jan. 5th,” said prosecutors. “Her body was found inside his vehicle parked at their Whittier home.”
As a result of the criminal complaint, JimenezJimenez faces one count of murder, with an added allegation of using a wrench as a deadly and dangerous weapon.
The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department continues their investigation into the murder.
Consequently, JimenezJimenez faces a possible maximum sentence of 26 years-to-life in state prison, if convicted for these counts. He is being held on $2 million bail, with an arraignment set at L.A. Superior Court, Downey Branch.
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey leads the largest local prosecutorial office in the nation. Her staff of nearly 1,000 attorneys, 300 investigators and 800 support staff members is dedicated to protecting our community through the fair and ethical pursuit of justice and the safeguarding of crime victims’ rights.