Woman found dead in McFarland home; man wanted

Police: Woman had been assaulted

MCFARLAND, Calif. -  

The McFarland Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man wanted in connection to the death of a woman.
 
Officers were called to the 300 block of Isabel Court Thursday night where they found a 31-year-old woman, later identified as Penelope Stephanie Sanchez, dead inside the home, according to McFarland Police Dept. Sanchez appeared to have been assaulted.
 
Alfonso Roja Tafoya, 32, has been named as a person of interest by the McFarland Police Dept. He has an address in Delano but police said he might be on his way to Mexico.
 
If you have any information regarding the case of Tafoya's whereabouts, you are asked to give Detective Ruben Ortiz a call on the anonymous tip line at 1-855-435-7623 (1-855 HELP-MCF) 
 
 
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