Man arrested in connection to Merced homicide from June

MERCED, Calif. (KFSN) -- Merced Police have arrested the man accused of killing a woman earlier this year.

Detectives worked with the U.S. Marshals Service to track down Daniel Valencia-Pulido.

They arrested the 24-year-old on Tuesday and he is now booked in the Merced County jail on several charges, including murder.

Investigators found the victim, Betty Ann Choates of Seaside, on D Street near Childs Avenue back in June.

She was suffering from gunshot wounds and later died at the hospital.

There's no word yet on a possible motive.
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