Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Sun and clouds both Saturday and Sunday with daytime high temps in the mid and upper 50s. Merry Christmas!
PASADENA (July 24, 2014) Jose Valentin Noriega, 37, of Houston, was jailed Thursday, charged with murder in the death of a 25-year-old woman whose burned body was found earlier this week in a field in Pasadena.
Noriega’s bond was set at $70,000, online records show.
He was arrested Wednesday in the death of Rocio Montoya.
Firefighters discovered her body Monday after responding to a report of a fire.
She died of strangulation with blunt force trauma to the head, a medical examiner’s report said.
Investigators have not disclosed a possible motive in the slaying.