New familial DNA brings Utah’s 1st arrest, as California nets conviction of serial killer

FamilialSalt Lake City — (KUTV) Tooele police made an arrest Friday, in a 5-year-old murder case, thanks to new DNA technology.
Rogelia Diaz Jr., 23, of West Valley City was arrested near his home. He was linked back to the Tooele crime scene where 69-year-old Evelynne Derricot was killed in 2011. He was charged in 3rd District Court Monday with first-degree felony murder, first-degree aggravated burglary and a second-degree felony theft.

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