California Man Arrested in 1975 Virginia Murder

April 13, 2012

A California man has been arrested in the 1975 murder of a Virginia man.

Media outlets report that Joel Joaquin Saenz was taken into custody by police in Indio, Calif. after police in Norfolk, Va., obtained a murder warrant on Monday.

Saenz was wanted in the slaying of Lionel Wayne Baldwin. Baldwin was a part-time cab driver when he was stabbed in the head, chest, neck and arms in his cab.

Police say Saenz is awaiting extradition to Virginia.


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