crimesider

"Person of Interest" in Alicia DeBolt Murder Arrested; Adam Joseph Longoria Found

Alicia DeBolt (Personal Photo)

"Person of Interest" in Alicia DeBolt Murder Arrested; Adam Joseph Longoria Found
Alicia DeBolt (Personal Photo)

GREAT BEND, Kan. (CBS/KWCH) Adam Joseph Longoria was taken into custody Friday morning; he is described as a "person of interest" in the death of Kansas 14-year-old Alicia DeBolt.

PICTURES: Alicia DeBolt Missing

Longoria, also known as "Rocco," was caught by the Kansas Highway Patrol on I-70 near Salina, about 80 miles away from Great Bend, according to CBS affiliate KWCH.

Longoria was allegedly driving a 2002 white Ford Explorer which was reported stolen from Venture Corporation near Great Bend early Friday morning.

Longoria is currently being held in Barton County on a warrant for the stolen vehicle.

DeBolt went missing Saturday, August 21. Her parents said that she left their Great Bend home around 11:00 pm to go to a party, but did not come home at her midnight curfew. Her body was found burned just outside town days later.

Thursday, authorities served a search warrant on Longoria's home. In an interview, he told KWCH that he was taken in for questioning, but allowed to go home once the police search was complete.

A statewide alert was issued for law enforcement to be on the lookout for Longoria Friday morning.

Complete of Coverage of Alicia DeBolt on Crimesider.

Popular

Comments

Follow Us

Watch CBSN Live

Watch CBS News anytime, anywhere with the new 24/7 digital news network. Stream CBSN live or on demand for FREE on your TV, computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Watch Now