DA charges Eddie Rivas with first-degree murder

Rivas allegedly kill Mia Ramirez

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The District Attorney has charged 20-year-old Eddie Rivas with first-degree murder after a badly decomposed body was found in an east Bakersfield garage.

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Eddie Rivas was arrested last week and held on a parole violation, but charges have official been filed.

Mia Ramirez was identified as the victim found inside the garage near Oswell and Niles.

Court records show Rivas has a previous conviction for assault with a deadly weapon against a police officer.

It's still not clear how Ramirez died or how long her body had been in the garage, but her family told 23ABC that she had just met Rivas the night she remembered.

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