Body found in Pomona identified as missing Ontario mother Sally Mityas

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A body that was found at a homeless camp in Pomona was identified as missing Ontario mother Sally Mityas.

A coroner has determined the cause of death as homicide -- sharp force injury to the chest.

The 33-year-old Mityas allegedly left her home in the 1600 block of Briar Avenue on Sept. 4 without taking her three children, car or cellphone. When she didn't return, her boyfriend, Eddie Sarinina, reported her missing. The two lived in the home with their children, ages 1, 5 and 7, and Sarinina's two brothers.

Sarinina's brother, Tomas Sarinina, told police Mityas packed up her clothes and left in a maroon-colored sedan at approximately 11 a.m. after the two began arguing over how they were going to split up cash from a second mortgage that the couple and Sarinina's brothers had just taken out on the home they share.

At about 8 a.m. Monday, a security officer reported to police that a body was found in a vacant field adjacent to the park and ride at Gillette Avenue and Fairplex Drive.

"Due to the condition of the body, officers where only able to identify the deceased as a female and there were no obvious signs of foul play," Pomona police said in a news release.

The coroner's office determined that the person had been dead for several weeks.

There is a $1 million warrant for the arrest of Tomas Sarinana.

Tomas Sarinana is seen in this photo from the Ontario Police Department.

Tomas Sarinana is seen in this photo from the Ontario Police Department.


A lawyer for Eddie Sarinina said, "The family is cooperating with law enforcement. Other than that, we have no comment."
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