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SDPD: Woman used vehicle to strike, fatally injure neighbor during argument

Murder detectives arrested a woman on Monday on suspicion of killing another woman, her 29-year-old neighbor, by hitting her with a vehicle during a luncheon in Valencia Park, San Diego police said.

Samantha Cae Muniz, 44, was arrested and jailed at Santee Women’s Prison on suspicion of murder, according to Lt. Jud Campbell of San Diego police homicide. Prison records showed he was being held without bail on Tuesday.

Campbell did not release the victim’s name.

The fatality occurred at around 14:45 on Monday on Imperial Avenue between Valencia Parkway and Euclid Avenue, the lieutenant said in a press release.

Police responded to a 911 call from a man on the street in the area who arrived to find the victim unconscious on the street, Campbell said. Rescuers rushed the woman, who was in critical condition, to hospital.

During a preliminary investigation, police learned that the victim had quarreled with her neighbor, Muniz, who had remained at the scene, Campbell said. When detectives learned that the victim had died at the hospital, they arrested Muniz.

“Preliminary investigation shows that the dispute escalated to the point where the victim was hit on the ground by Muniz’s vehicle, which left the victim unconscious on the road,” Campbell told the press release, noting that detectives “are still investigating the exact reasons and order. of the facts for the argument “.

Anyone with information about the investigation was asked to call the San Diego Murder Police Unit at (619) 531-2293 or the San Diego County Crime Stoppers Anonymous Advice Line at (888) 580-8477.

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