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Tulare Police Identify Murder Victim


Tulare Police have identified the victim of a weekend homicide.

Police say they discovered the body of 25-year-old Juliana Bravo of Tulare on Sunday.

Officers had gone to a residence on the 100 block of South G Street regarding a missing person report when they found Bravo. The woman is said to have sustained fatal stab wounds.

On the same day, officers in Monterey County arrested 27 year-old Rafael Mendoza for a parole violation.

The investigation into Bravo's death led Tulare Police to contact officers in Monterey, due to the belief that Mendoza was involved in the stabbing.

Mendoza is now expected to be transferred to the Tulare County Jail where he will be booked.

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