On August, a woman was brutally beaten to death in a vacant lot. Police said Friday they’ve identified the alleged suspect as Carmel Gutierrez and have obtained an arrest warrant for him. (continued below video)
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Mary Ellen Gutierrez was killed Aug. 14 in a lot adjacent to 309 Utah St. SE.
Carmel Gutierrez, 34, has been identified as the suspect. The active warrant is for murder and criminal sexual penetration.
The woman’s body was found bludgeoned in the lot. A neighbor said he saw the whole thing and told police he saw the woman having sex with a man before the man began attacking her.
The neighbor believed the woman was being raped.
Police said his whereabouts are unknown. Those with information on his whereabouts should contact authorities.
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