Murder Investigation: Woman Found Dead Inside Northeast El Paso Home


POSTED: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 7:12am

UPDATED: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 4:51pm

Police are investigating a murder in Northeast El Paso, and have confirmed that a person of interest is in custody.  

Officers found the body of Yanira Caballero, 32, inside a home on Threadgill Ave. at about 9:30 p.m. Monday.

According to El Paso Police Spokesman Chris Mears, a person of interest is in custody, but has not been charged. 

Based on the way the body was found, and other evidence at the scene, Mears said investigators determined it is a murder.

Police have not released the woman's name.  Mears said the man in custody and the victim knew each other, but police have not revealed how. 

Stay with for updates. 

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