Business owner found murdered during welfare check at Corona business, homeless felon arrested

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James Billingsley, a 24-year-old homeless felon, is arrested after a woman was found dead inside a Corona warehouse Friday afternoon, June 17. Valley News/Corona Police Department photo
Authorities said a check the welfare of a business owner at a Corona warehouse led to a murder investigation and the arrest of a homeless felon Friday afternoon, June 17.Corona police officers were dispatched to the business, located in the 1950 block of Compton Avenue near East 20th Street, around 1 p.m., according to Corona police Cpl. Tobias Kouroubacalis.The corporal said when officers arrived and entered the business’s warehouse, they found a 41-year-old woman deceased with visible traumatic injuries to her body. The victim’s name has not yet been released.After establishing a crime scene and interviewing area business owners and other potential witnesses, officers learned that a homeless man, since identified as 24-year-old James Billingsley, was known to the victim
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