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Update: Man Charged With Murder in Woman's Shooting Death

Jaime Prieto Rocha is facing a murder charge for the death of 28-year-old Nancy Hammour who was found lying face down under the Bay Bridge in Newport Beach.

Update: Man Charged With Murder in Woman's Shooting Death
A Santa Ana man was charged with murder this week for the death of a woman found shot to death on Labor Day under the Bay Bridge in Newport Beach, court records show.

Jaime Prieto Rocha, 40, of Santa Ana was arrested Friday by Newport Beach police about 7:40 p.m. for the murder of Nancy Hammour, according to police spokeswoman Jennifer Manzella. He made his initial court appearance Tuesday, but his arraignment was postponed to Sept. 27.

Hammour, 28, also of Santa Ana, was found lying face down about 8:45 a.m. on Labor Day under the Bay Bridge near the intersection of East Coast Highway and Bayside Drive, police reported. Officials said Hammour died from a gunshot wound.

Rocha remains behind bars at the Orange County jail in lieu of $1 million bail.

Police have not disclosed the relationship between Rocha and Hammour and did not reveal where Rocha was arrested.

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