According to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the area of San Tan Heights Boulevard and Gary Road around 10 a.m. on Wednesday after a woman was found dead inside her home. She was later identified as 56-year-old Gladis Mophecha.
PCSO said Mophecha’s adult son, 29-year-old Taboh Mophecha was in the home at the time of the incident and was arrested for first-degree murder and outstanding warrants.
He is facing charges of first-degree murder as well as for outstanding warrants.
Detectives are asking residents in the area to check their security cameras for video of the suspect, a Black male, standing 5’9″ tall, and who may have been walking or riding a black mountain bike with skinny tires sometime between 4:00 pm on Tuesday and 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday.