The Scottsdale Police Department has arrested 28-year-old Edward Nichole Hughes on felony charges related to his involvement in the death of 29-year-old, Scottsdale resident, Julian Gion Franco Gonzales.
On May 23, Phoenix police discovered the victim deceased at 1200 Galvin Parkway, officials say.
The Phoenix Police Department began the initial inquiry; however, evidence was discovered that linked the case to a Scottsdale residence. On May 25, Scottsdale police took over the investigation.
The suspect, Edward Nichole Hughes, is a known acquaintance of the victim, officials say.
This case is still active, and police officials say they are continuing to follow up on evidence, tips and information.
Anyone with information related to this investigation is urged to call the Scottsdale Police Department at 480-312-8477.