Woman murdered, Chandler police make arrest

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Juan Ramon Flores-Castro By Jennifer Thomas Juan Ramon Flores-Castro By Jennifer Thomas

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Chandler police have arrested the individual suspected of killing a woman on Sunday morning.

Officers responded to an apartment near Arizona Avenue and Ray Road around 11 a.m. and found Carmela Ginez, 44, of Chandler unresponsive and suffering from a stab wound.

Ginez was taken to a hospital where she eventually lost her life.

Authorities have identified the suspect as Juan Ramon Flores-Castro, 32, of Tempe. He has been booked on one count of second-degree murder.