WANTED: Second suspect identified after woman found dead with gunshot wound near Randolph County bridge

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A second suspect has been identified in the kidnapping and murder of Soledad Ortiz of Asheboro, according to a news release. Randolph County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division identified the second man that was with Ortiz the day preceding her death as Elin Novel Mejia, 35, of Charlotte. On Nov. 4, Juan […]

Suspect arrested after woman found dead with gunshot wound near Randolph County bridge

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A man faces a murder charge after a woman who was found dead in Randolph County, according to the Randolph County Jail and arrest warrants. Juan Carlos Matomoros-Godoy, 25, of Middlesex, was charged with murder in the death of 44-year-old Soledad Ortiz, of Asheboro, as well as first-degree kidnapping. Ortiz was […]

Woman found dead with gunshot wound near Randolph County bridge identified

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A woman who was found dead in Randolph County has been identified. Soledad Ortiz, 44, of Asheboro, was shot multiple times and the death is believed to be a homicide, Randolph County officials say. At about 1:23 a.m. Thursday, deputies responded to a report of a body found near Lake Lucas […]

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