Police Arrest Man In Flea Market Murder
From Staff And Wire Reports
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
RALEIGH - The Raleigh Police Department says it has made an arrest in the shooting of a Raleigh man who was discovered dead on Sunday morning at a local flea market.
On Monday, Raleigh Police spokesman Jim Sughrue announced that detectives had arrested Miguel Angel Rivera Goytortua, age 22, and had charged him with murder in connection with the shooting death of Pablo Ambriz Ponce. The police department did not elaborate on a possible motive for the shooting.
Police say that at approximately 7:20am Sunday, Raleigh officers responded to Watson's Flea Market at 1436 Rock Quarry Road after an EMS call that reported a deceased person.
The Raleigh Police Department said on Sunday evening that the victim of the homicide at Watson's Flea Market was identified as Pablo Ambriz Ponce, age 43. Police spokesman Jim Sughrue said that the victim had apparently been shot during the night and was discovered by coworkers this morning. The victim was a vendor at the flea market.
While the investigation was being performed on Sunday, police closed down admission into Watson's Flea Market. ::