California man arrested for murder after dead woman found in his car during traffic collision investigation

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Anaheim homicide detectives have booked a 28-year-old Anaheim man for murder after he was involved in a traffic collision in the city of San Marcos on Friday. 

On Friday evening, the San Diego Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Unit notified the Anaheim Police Department’s Homicide Detail that its detectives had been working a suspicious death after Abdulaziz Munther Alubidy was involved in a collision just after 4 p.m. at the intersection of San Marcos Boulevard and Rancho Santa Fe in San Marcos, according to Anaheim PIO, Sgt. Shane Carringer.

When deputies looked inside Alubidy’s vehicle, a gray 2018 Toyota Tundra 4-door pickup, they found a deceased woman inside. The woman, who has since been identified as 56-year-old Jessie Villesca of Anaheim, had injuries that led deputies to believe she was the victim of a homicide. Alubidy was detained at the scene, according to police

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Jessie Villesca (Anaheim Police Department)

San Diego Sheriff’s homicide detectives conducted a preliminary investigation and found evidence that indicated Villesca had been killed near W. Corporate Way and N. Muller Street in Anaheim earlier in the day. Based on that information, Anaheim homicide detectives assumed control of the investigation and have continued to work in collaboration with San Diego sheriff’s homicide detectives.

Detectives are not discussing possible motives or Villesca’s injuries at this time. Albudy was booked into the Anaheim Detention Facility and is being held without bail, Carringer said. 

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Abdulaziz Munther Alubidy (Anaheim Police Department)

San Marcos is about 75 miles south of Anaheim.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Anaheim Police Department’s Homicide Detail at 714-321-3669.


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