Mother-In-Law Of Murder Victim Returned From Texas

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The mother-in-law of a recent homicide victim was booked into the Shawnee County Jail Monday afternoon.

57-year-old Manuela Alcala is charged with first degree murder and conspiracy in the death of 34-year old Ashley Alcala.

She was taken into custody in El Paso, Texas, along with Ashley's brother-in-law Gabino Campos-Alcala and Benjamin Anaya. They, along with ashley's husband, Manuel alcala, also face murder charges.

Manuela was booked into the Shawnee Co. Jail around 1:30 pm Monday. She will make her first court appearance Tuesday morning.

Ashley Alcala was found unresponsive Oct. 18 in her home on SE Kentucky. Police have not said how she was killed.