April 19, 2014
San Jose police today named a mother and her former boyfriend as suspects in the February murder of a 6-year-old boy.
Police said Oscar Jimenez Jr. died after being severely beaten in his San Jose home back in February.
The boy's mother and her ex-boyfriend allegedly took the body to
Phoenix, where authorities discovered it Saturday.
The live-in boyfriend was taken into custody in Phoenix on Saturday and remains in Arizona.
The mother is being held in San Jose on charges of parental abduction and deprivation of visitation rights after a report filed by Oscar's father.
She has no criminal record.