MADISON COUNTY, Ala. -- The Madison County Sheriff's Office has identified the human remains found near Moon Cemetery on June 15 as 49-year-old Oralia Mendoza.
Mendoza was the missing grandmother of Mariah Lopez. Mariah's body was found on Lemley Drive on June 7. Moon Cemetery is located approximately two miles from where a farmer found Mariah's remains.
Yoni Martinez Aguilar, 26, and Israel Gonzalez Palomino, 34, were both charged with First-degree Capital Murder of Two or More Victims. They also face First-degree Capital Murder of a Person Under the Age of 14 charges in connection to the investigation.
Aguilar has a preliminary hearing set for July 12th.
Palomino has a preliminary hearing set for July 16th.