Yuma Man Arrested For Killing Pregnant Woman

A Yuma man is facing murder charges for allegedly shooting and killing a pregnant woman on Sept. 12.

Alexander Ruben Delcid, 28, has been charged with five separate counts, including two counts are first-degree murder charges in connection to the deaths of 35-year-old Alexis Rodriguez and her unborn child.

Delcid who made his second court appearance at the Yuma Justice Court on Tuesday, is suspected of shooting Rodriguez while she was sitting inside of a parked car near Avenue B and Third Street. Delcid has also been charged with shooting a man who was in the car with Rodriguez at the time of her murder.

According to police reports, the injured man drove himself and Rodriguez to the Yuma Regional Medical Center to be treated after the shooting occurred. Rodriguez did not survive.

Police do not believe it was random act. Delcid’s bond was set at $2 million.