The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Yessica Ruiz

Date: 10/01/2016

Gender: Female

Age: 29

Race: Hispanic

Time: 7:07 a.m.

Suspect(s): Zacarias Salas-Rufino

Status: Suspect arrested

What happened:

Yessica Ruiz, 29, is stabbed inside a home on Navajo Drive on Sept. 26 and dies on Oct. 1 from her injuries. Zacarias Salas-Rufino, 29, is charged with criminal homicide.

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