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Corona Woman Found Safe After Mother’s Murder

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CORONA (CBSLA.com) — A woman feared kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend following the murder of her mother has been located.

Crystal Gene Lopez, 28, was found safe Thursday morning when she walked into the Corona Police Department, officials said.

According to authorities, Lopez had been unreachable following the murder of her mother, 55-year-old Katherine Aguirre, on Wednesday.

Police say Lopez’s ex, 28-year-old Carlos Martin Quezada, of Corona, fatally shot Aguirre in her home in the 700 block of S. Merrill Street around noon on April 10.

Family members say the former couple had been arguing about Lopez’s children for several days prior to the shooting. Quezada is not their father. Corona Murder Suspect

A motive for the shooting has not been released.

Crystal had last seen Wednesday morning. She had failed to respond to numerous cell phone calls, only making contact with friends through a Facebook post.

“Yes chica I’m good just running from a physco…,” she wrote to a friend on the social media site.

Police said Quezeda is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Quezada is believed to be driving a 1982 blue or gray Chevy Silverado pickup, license plate 2B29305.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Corona Police Department at (951)739-2330.

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