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Mission Hills murder: Suspect arrested at California-Mexico border

Jesus Bautista Maldonado, seen in this photo provided by police, was named a suspect after a man was found dead in the basement of a medical center in Mission Hills on Friday, March 23, 2012.

March 26, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
A man suspected of murdering a fellow janitor in Mission Hills has been arrested at the California-Mexico border.

Investigators believe 43-year-old Jesus Maldonado fatally stabbed 41-year-old Florentino Reyes early Friday morning. Maldonado was taken into custody at 11:15 p.m. Friday, police said.

Reyes' body was found in the basement of Facey Medical Group on North Sepulveda Boulevard.

Authorities are still trying to determine an exact motive.

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