Man arrested in deaths of 2 women in Escondido

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (CNS) – A 33-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with two suspicious deaths of women found in the Escondido area, one in a burned-out SUV and the other in a home a few miles away, police said.

Firefighters extinguishing a blaze that engulfed a vehicle parked near the intersection of Country Club and Kauana Loa drives in the unincorporated Harmony Grove area shortly before 4:30 a.m. Thursday discovered a body inside it, sheriff's Lt. Karla Menzies said.

Detectives investigating the fatality traced the gutted SUV to a residence about 2 1/2 miles to the east, in the 500 block of West 11th Avenue, near South Centre City Parkway, according to Escondido police.

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Inside the home, the body of a second woman was discovered about 6:30 a.m., Escondido police Sgt. Mike Graesser said.

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