Medford Police have identified Jose Valencia-Gaona as a suspect in the stabbing homicide of Maria Rodriguez, 38, Sunday night at 1990 Tablerock Road.
Detectives believe Valencia-Gaona, also known as “Pepe,” may still be in the West Medford Area. His residence is on the 2400 block of west McAndrews. He is described as 45-years-old, 5 foot 7 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds.
He is suspected of stabbing Ms. Rodriguez multiple times in her apartment complex. Witnesses tried to intervene in the physical altercation but the suspect threatened them with a knife and then fled. Ms. Rodriguez died at the scene.
Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to call investigators at 541-770-4783.