Men arrested for first murder of year

February 28, 2008 8:54:33 AM PST
Durham Police arrested two men in connection with the city's first murder of the year.

Rodolfo Padilla, 45, and 38-year-old Ovidio Cabrera of Hillsborough are charged with murder.

Authorities arrested both men Wednesday night.

The men are accused of the January 18 shooting of 48-year-old Delores Gomez in the Lakewood community. After the shooting, Gomez managed to get into his car and drive two block before crashing into a wooded area.

Police say all three of the men were acquaintances and believe robbery was the motive.


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