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Suspect in Spring Valley killing found dead near Old Town

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (CBS 8) - The man suspected of stabbing a woman to death in Spring Valley has been found dead.

33-year old Krisanto Jopanda was found dead near his car around 9 p.m. last night in Presidio Park near Old Town.

Police say he murdered 28-year old Avitha Rafael at her home on Celestial Waters Drive in Spring Valley yesterday morning.

Officers found her 10-year-old son standing next to her body. He was not hurt.

Police believe Jopanda was the child's father.

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