A Visalia man was arrested Monday for allegedly killing his former girlfriend and leaving the body near his apartment by Garden Street and Rose Avenue in Visalia, according to the Visalia Police Department.
Hector Castillo Gonzalez, 50, was originally booked into Tulare County jail on unrelated weapons charges Jan. 2, but after investigating, Gonzalez was additionally booked on suspicion of homicide.
Krickett Enriquez, 32, was reported missing Jan. 1 and her body was found Jan. 2, according to police.
Enriquez suffered at least one stab wound, but the cause of death is still under investigation, police said.
The crime is still under investigation. Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to call detective Celeste Sanchez at 559-713-4739.