Man arrested in killing of woman in Phoenix

Man arrested in killing of woman in Phoenix

Credit: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

James Ethan Calderon


by The Associated Press and

Posted on April 27, 2014 at 4:23 PM

Updated Tuesday, Apr 29 at 11:47 AM

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PHOENIX -- Police in Phoenix have made an arrest in the death of a 26-year-old woman.
Sgt. Steve Martos says 27-year-old James Calderon was booked Saturday afternoon in the killing of Bria Helpley.
Martos says Calderon's 46-year-old mother, Sandra Calderon, has been arrested for hindering prosecution after allegedly attempting to destroy evidence.
Police say Helpley and James Calderon got into some kind of altercation near Monroe and 14th streets just before 7 a.m. Saturday.
Martos said Helpley was shot.
Police say James Calderon fled the scene and officers stopped his mother from getting rid of evidence.

Police were seeking two male suspects Saturday, but Martos said the other man was found and not charged.

Woman found killed in Phoenix; 2 suspects sought


The family of Bria Helpley has a bank account for people who would like to help with funeral expenses

Wells Fargo
Account # 2441944424