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Woman accused in shooting of deputy is moved to Yolo County jail

The woman accused of murder in the fatal shooting of a Placer County sheriff’s deputy during a crime spree that also resulted in the death of a Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy has been moved to the Yolo County jail.

Janelle Marquez Monroy was moved from Sacramento County jail to the Yolo County lockup, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday.

Her husband 34-year-old Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamontes – also known as Marcelo Marquez – had earlier been moved from the Sacramento County jail to the El Dorado County jail in Placerville.

Monroy-Bracamontes is accused of murder in the deaths of Sacramento County Deputy Danny Oliver and Placer County sheriff’s Detective Michael Davis Jr. on Oct. 24.

His wife is also charged as a murder defendant in the death of Davis, with a complaint alleging that she was “a principal in said offense.”

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones had said earlier that he had no concerns about the professionalism of his officers toward the suspects. But, he said, “I would just as soon our officers and professional staff not have to look at these two suspects every day during the pendency of the criminal trials.”

Monroy-Bracamontes is charged in both killings, accused of using a 9 mm handgun to shoot Oliver as the lawman approached the couple in a Motel 6 parking lot, and charged with using an AR-15 assault rifle to kill Davis later that day in Auburn.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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