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Arrest made in Watkins Boat landing homicide

Jaime Cruz-Avila (Source: Henrico Police Dept.) Jaime Cruz-Avila (Source: Henrico Police Dept.)
POWHATAN, VA (WWBT) -

Police have made an arrest after a body was found in a burned-out car last month.

Jaime Cruz-Avila went missing in February and his car was found burned at the Watkins Boat Landing.  

Police arrested Juan Carlos Ayala Rivas, 29, on Friday. He is charged with 1st degree murder, abduction, arson, and grand larceny.

Rivas is being held without bond at the Powhatan Correctional Center.

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