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Cold case: Man charged and arraigned for 2009 murder
Date: 10/25/2013
Cold case:  Man charged and arraigned for 2009 murder

Cold case:  Man charged and arraigned for 2009 murder

FLORENCE, AZ (10/25/13) – Arturo Jimenez, 54, was arrested and charged for the September 24, 2009 death of Norberto Castro, 92 of Eloy.k

On Friday, Jimenez was arraigned on charges of first degree premeditated murder, a class 1 felony and second degree burglary, a class 3 felony.  He was indicted by the Pinal County Grand Jury on Oct. 14, 2013.

Pinal County Deputy County Attorneys and the Eloy Police Department worked over the last several months to reinitiate the cold investigation.

Jimenez is held on a $750,000 bond and a Pretrial Conference has been set for Dec. 2 on the matter.

Jimenez is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Photo:  Courtesy of Pinal County Sheriff’s Office

Pinal County Attorney Lando Voyles stated, “Through vertical-style, community based, team prosecution, we continue working with Pinal law enforcement to ensure all victims receive justice.”

For more information, contact Jim Knupp at 520.866.6573 or by email at


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