Saturday, May 22, 2010
Fontana police arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with the death of his pregnant girlfriend, police said.
Police have not yet found the body of Anyssia Katherine Escamilla, 17, of Bloomington, who disappeared May 11. Her boyfriend, Jesus Francisco Avitia, was arrested about 1:30 p.m. Friday and is being held at West Valley Detention Center on suspicion of murder, police said.
Escamilla’s parents reported her missing when she didn’t return home from school. When the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department began investigating, Avitia told them Escamilla was dead and had died in Fontana, police said. The investigation is continuing.