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Calif. man arrested in 1975 Va. murder

by AP posted Apr 12 2012 4:04PM




NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A California man has been arrested in the 1975 murder of a Virginia man.


Media outlets report that Joel Joaquin Saenz was taken into custody by police in Indio, Calif. after police in Norfolk, Va., obtained a murder warrant on Monday.


Saenz was wanted in the slaying of Lionel Wayne Baldwin. Baldwin was a part-time cab driver when he was stabbed in the head, chest, neck and arms in his cab.


Police say Saenz is awaiting extradition to Virginia.

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04/12/2012 4:04PM
Calif. man arrested in 1975 Va. murder
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