Boyfriend in custody after woman, 48, found dead - WKRN News 2

Boyfriend in custody after woman, 48, found dead

Posted: Updated: Nov 12, 2010 4:37 PM CST

LA VERGNE, Tenn. – Authorities in Texas on Friday arrested the boyfriend of a woman found dead inside her La Vergne home late Thursday night.

Maximalian Ocon, 55, was named a person of interest after the body of his 48-year-old girlfriend was discovered inside her locked bedroom at her home located on the corner of Tom Hailey Boulevard and Sim Shabat Court in the Lake Forest Estates subdivision.

Officers visited the home around 4:30 p.m. after receiving calls to check on the woman's welfare.

According to a report in the Daily News Journal, the 48-year-old woman has been identified as Rafaela Ortiz.

Authorities told News 2 Ortiz's deaf and mute daughter was home when they arrived.

The daughter told officers through a translator she thought her mother was with Ocon.

Ocon was located late Friday morning in Houston, Texas and taken into custody.

Additional information was not released.

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