Arrest warrant issued for man tied to death investigation in Elkhart

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ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – After an autopsy was complete of a woman who died of gunshot wounds, the Elkhart County Prosecutors Office issued a warrant to the husband of the victim.

The Prosecutor’s Office has served a warrant to Arnulfo Alanis Perez, a 45-year-old man of Elkhart, after they conducted interviews, and a probable cause was determined.

Elkhart Police were dispatched to the 500 block of West Blaine Street for a welfare check on Sunday. When they arrived, they found Christina Pina, a 49-year-old woman of Elkhart, deceased with gunshot wounds.

The Elkhart County Homicide Unit took over the scene.

On Tuesday, an autopsy was performed and determined that Pina died of gunshot wounds. After, a warrant was served to Perez.

This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information regarding this event or are aware of anyone who might have information, call the Elkhart County Homicide Unit at 574-295-2825 or 574-269-1888.

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