Phoenix man arrested for alleged murder of his girlfriend

Phoenix man arrested for alleged murder of his girlfriend
63-year-old Cecil Noyola Jr. arrested for allegedly murdering his girlfriend. (Source: MCSO)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Phoenix Police Department are continuing their investigation into a woman found dead in an apartment during a welfare check.

Police arrived at the apartment complex near Bell Road and 35th Ave. on Tuesday, Jan. 5 around 11:43 p.m. According to a news release, police found a woman dead with a gunshot wound. She was later identified as 39-year-old Jessica Kennedy.

While investigating, police were trying to locate her boyfriend, 63-year-old Cecil Noyola Jr.

On Thursday, Jan. 7, officials located Noyola and arrested him for probable cause for the murder of his girlfriend.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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