Suspect Arrested in San Jose Muder Case - NBC Bay Area

Suspect Arrested in San Jose Muder Case

Man said girlfriend commited suicide, but police think otherwise



    Suspect Arrested in San Jose Muder Case
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    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.

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