(Fox News) An illegal immigrant from Mexico stands accused of killing college student Mollie Tibbetts and dumping her body in an Iowa cornfield — after he allegedly accosted her during a July 18 jog and she threatened to call police.
Cristhian Bathena Rivera, 24, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday in Tibbetts’ death, officials confirmed.
Officials say murdered Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts was allegedly killed by a 24-year-old man, who is an illegal immigrant and had lived in the area for years.@adrianasdiaz has more. https://t.co/W39wCNuPot pic.twitter.com/fydUVPLIN4
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