YUMA, Ariz. — A 24-year-old Yuma woman is accused of first-degree murder
in the killing of a woman whose dead body was recently found in a citrus grove.
Yuma police arrested Brandi Michalski Tuesday in the killing of 29-year-old
Christal Figueroa of Wellton. According to police, the two were friends until
Sgt. Leanne Worthen said police are still seeking three men for questioning in
Included among the three men is 30-year-old Jose Jimenez, who is named in a Yuma County
warrant for aggravated assault and unlawful flight in another case.
Police said Michalski was one of several people who were involved in a March
hit-and-run accident. Weapons were also found dumped in the area.