PHOENIX — New information is being launched about the kidnapping and murder of Irene Luevano.
In keeping with court docket docket information, on the morning of Sunday, Jan. 16, Phoenix regulation enforcement officers have been referred to as to a home on Colter Avenue for a missing specific individual identify.
Luevano’s family reported she was ultimate seen Saturday night time time driving alongside along with her boyfriend, Jorge Quintero Lara, who she lived with.
On Sunday morning, the family obtained a cellphone identify from Luevano who said she had been stabbed throughout the neck by Lara and requested her family to call the police.
The family tried to call her once more nonetheless couldn’t attain her.
Later that afternoon, Lara confirmed up at a Valley hospital with a “sharpforce damage” to his stomach.
When requested by investigators about his harm, Lara reported he was robbed and denied any altercation with Luevano. He was then arrested on unrelated costs.
Throughout the investigation, detectives found Lara’s cellphone and Luevano’s cellphone have been “colocated” throughout the Phoenix area until about 5:30 a.m., at which degree their devices separated.
Lara’s machine continued west in direction of Quartzsite whereas Luevano’s machine remained stationary, in keeping with court docket docket documents.
Round 10:40 a.m., Lara’s machine returned to the Phoenix area.
When investigators adopted up on the scenario of Luevano’s machine location, they located her car throughout the area with a substantial quantity of blood inside and outdoor of the car. Forensic proof revealed the blood belonged to every Lara and Luevano.
On January 20, Luevano was found ineffective throughout the desert in western Arizona.
Investigators carried out an intensive scene investigation and Lara, who was nonetheless in custody on unrelated costs, was launched once more to police headquarters to be extra interviewed.
Lara reportedly admitted to stabbing Luevano throughout the neck whereas driving in Phoenix.
He acknowledged Luevano ran from the car and he reported capturing her and inserting her once more into the car.
They drove out to western Arizona, the place an extra altercation befell and Lara was stabbed by Luevano, documents current.
Lara reportedly grabbed the knife from Luevano, decrease her neck, and stabbed her numerous events.
Believing Luevano was ineffective, Lara dragged her into the desert and left her there.
A witness was acknowledged and when contacted by investigators, admitted to being with Lara on the time of the murder, documents say.
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The witness reported listening to Lara say he was going to kill Luevano as they drove out to the desert.
The witness observed Lara stab the sufferer numerous events and drag her physique proper right into a secluded location throughout the desert.
The witness escorted investigators to the scenario of Luevano’s physique which appeared to have numerous stab wounds.
Lara is coping with numerous costs, along with first-degree murder.