Relative: Kannapolis suspect killed two in jealous rage
By Sarah Nagem
KANNAPOLIS ó The man who police think killed two people Saturday might have murdered his wife and another man out of jealousy, a family member said.
Police are still looking for Joaquin Alvarez Rios, 35.
Rios’ three children, 4- and 10-year-old girls and a 5-year-old boy, were in the house at 702 W. 8th St. when Rios allegedly shot and killed their mother and another man, said Jose Hernandez, his brother-in-law.
Hernandez said Rios’ wife, 28-year-old Lorena Soto, was killed. Hernandez said he did not know the full name of the murdered man. Police have not released either victim’s name.
Rios was jealous of the man’s relationship with his wife, Hernandez said.
“He find her with somebody else,” he said.
KANNAPOLIS ó Police are searching for a man they believe murdered his wife and another man late Saturday. Joaquin Alvarez... read more