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Homeless woman arrested in murder of homeless Reno woman

December 21, 2018

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A homeless woman has been arrested in the suspected murder of another homeless woman in Reno whose body was found last weekend along the railroad tracks east of downtown.

Police say 36-year-old Anita Rohr was booked into the Washoe County Jail Thursday on an open murder charge. She’s accused of killing 30-year-old Melinda Tucker.

Tucker’s body was found north of the Truckee River Sunday afternoon in the 2000 block of East Fourth Street.

It’s not clear if Rohr has a lawyer or will be appointed one at a pending court appearance.

Anyone with information about the women is asked to contact Reno homicide detectives at 775-334-2188 or Secret Witness at 775-322-4900.

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