Body Found In Canyon identified as Missing Army Vet - KMSP-TV

Body Found In Canyon identified as Missing Army Vet

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Maribel Ramos, 36, was last seen on surveillance video dropping off her rent check about 8:30 p.m. May 2 in Orange, Orange police Lt. Dave Hill said.

The roommate of a missing OC student and Army veteran, whose body was found in the wilderness, has been arrested for her murder, police announced Friday.

Autopsy results have confirmed the body found late Thursday afternoon in the brush near Modjeska Canyon is that of missing army veteran Maribel Ramos.

The murder suspect is Maribel's former roommate KC Joy. Joy was taken in for questioning by Orange P.D. early Friday, and later arrested, suspected in her murder.

Maribel was last seen at her apartment in Orange on May 2nd. Her family reported her missing the next day when she didn't show up for a baseball game. Right before she disappeared, the family says Maribel had asked her roommate to move out.

36 year old Ramos served 2 tours of duty in Iraq and was set to graduate from Cal State Fullerton later this month.

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