(London Daily Mail) An illegal immigrant with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with beating and stabbing a mother to death inside her home in California.

Carlos Eduardo Arevalo Carranza, 24, was arrested on Monday for the murder of 59-year-old Bambi Larson, who was found dead at her home in San Jose on February 28.

Police say Carranza, who has no address and is a known gang member, stalked Ms Larson through her neighborhood before breaking into her home and attacking her.

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