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Search is on for body of slain pregnant teen

Jesus Francisco Avitia Jr. faces murder charges and is being held at the West Valley Detention Center without bail. Detectives say that the 18-year-old killed Anyssia Escamilla, who is believed to have been pregnant with Avitia's baby.

May 22, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police are asking for the public's help in finding the body of a pregnant Fontana teen, believed to have been murdered by her boyfriend. Jesus Francisco Avitia Jr. is facing murder charges and is being held at the West Valley Detention Center without bail. Detectives say that the 18-year-old killed Anyssia Escamilla.

The 17-year-old disappeared last week and is believed to have been three months pregnant with Avitia's baby.

Her body has not been found.

If you have any information regarding this case, you're asked to call the Fontana Police Department.


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