Ariz., man has been taken into custody for the murder
of a female impersonator from Phoenix two years ago,
reports the Associated Press.
23, was arrested Wednesday after the Yuma County Sheriff's
Office received an anonymous tip connecting him to the
was found dressed in women's clothing floating in the
Colorado River on May 6, 2005. The cause of death was
reported to be violent trauma.
Corrales, 23, was
a performer at a Phoenix bar until the weekend he was
killed. He had just moved back to Yuma to live with his
Corrales's death, a vigil was held by almost 100 gay rights
activists who believed he'd was targeted because of his
sexual orientation. Authorities have yet to determine
whether the murder was motivated by homophobia. They
do not believe Corrales and Solorio knew each other
and are investigating if there were any other suspects
involved in the slaying.
jailed Thursday. His bond was set at $1 million. (The