San Jose police say they have arrested a man suspected of murdering his girlfriend in September and then trying to pass off the death as a suicide.
Police arrested 25-year-old Anthony Lorenzo Almaguer, of San Jose, on Tuesday on suspicion of killing his girlfriend, 24-year-old Andrea Theis.
On Sept. 14, Almaguer called 911 and told dispatchers that Theis, also a San Jose resident, had committed suicide, police said.
During the investigation, detectives gathered evidence indicating that Almaguer had a hand in Theis' death and arrested him, police said.
Almaguer was booked into Santa Clara County Jail, police said.