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Man arrested for murder of 20-year-old woman on New Year's Eve

Posted at 3:12 PM, Mar 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-24 16:12:45-04

COLLEGE STATION, TX — A suspect has been arrested in the murder of a 20-year-old woman on New Year's Eve.

In the early afternoon hours of December 31, 2019, police and paramedics responded to 2818 Place Apartments for reports of a deceased person.

When officers arrived, they located 20-year-old Ashli Stewart inside the apartment. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation lead investigators to several persons of interest. One of the individuals, 23-year-old Ricardo Ramirez, was found on the property and linked to the scene. He was incarcerated after several images of child pornography were found on a tablet.

On March 24, a murder warrant was issued for Ramirez's arrest. The warrant was served at the Brazos County Jail, where he remains incarcerated.