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Suspected killer of 2 in Rancho Vistoso fled to Mexico, where he died
Patrick McNamara/The Explorer, Family members of Ubaldo Contreras and José Robles-Estrada, who were murdered by a co-worker in 2000, placed these memorials in Honey Bee Park. The killing remained an open case until September 2009 when Oro Valley received confirmation from Mexico that their murderer had been killed in a shootout.
Patrick McNamara/The Explorer, Oro Valley police recently closed the books on a double-murder, which occurred at the then-under construction Honey Bee Park on June 20, 2000. The suspect in the case fled to Mexico shortly after the killings. He was killed in 2008, but Oro Valley did not get confirmation of his death from the Mexican government until September of this year.