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Mario Jesus Dorame found guilty for murdering girlfriend

Posted: 3:40 PM, Jun 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-11 21:10:25-04
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TUCSON, Ariz. — A jury found a Tucson man guilty Tuesday afternoon in the death of his girlfriend.

Mario Jesus Dorame was charged with first-degree murder, domestic violence, and more related charges for killing 52-year-old Maria Escobedo. He'll be sentenced on July 12.

On Oct. 1, 2017, officers responded for a welfare check in the 5500 block of S. Tyndall Ave. Tucson Police say they found Maria Escobedo , 52, dead in the home with obvious signs of trauma.

TPD later arrested Mario Jesus Dorame . Investigators say he had a relationship with Dorame.