Corpse found in February identified by DNA as a missing woman from New Mexico two years after her disappearance, and boyfriend charged with murder
A corpse discovered in Nevada earlier this year has been identified as a missing New Mexico woman since 2019 – and her boyfriend is on trial for murder and kidnapping, the Farmington Police Department Announced Friday.
Cecelia Barber Finona, a 59-year-old U.S. Army veteran, was last seen on May 30, 2019.
The remains of the Navajo woman were found in Clark County, Nevada, in February 2021, and were found on May 30, 2021 Press release.
Authorities also announced on Friday that Cecelia’s boyfriend, Jerry Jay, had been charged with her kidnapping and murder. He has been in custody since June 2019.
Cecelia was last seen by family members on May 30, 2019 and reported missing on June 1, 2019. Evidence found at …