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Melissa Valenzuela, 34, was reported missing by her family on March 20, 2020. She was found dead the next week, Mesa police said. (Photo: Mesa Police Department)

Court records show details that led to police arresting four women on suspicion of kidnapping in connection with a Mesa homicide case in March.

Melissa Valenzuela was reported missing by her family March 20 and found dead three days later.

Mesa police arrested Nadine Chavez, 34; Christina Gomez, 39; Mercedes Gomez, 32; and Melissa Servin, 42 on April 24 in connection with the homicide.

Detective Jason Flam, a department spokesperson, confirmed in an email the arrest of the four women is related to Valenzuela’s case. But because it’s still an active investigation, Flam said, “I am unable to discuss the specifics of the case.”

Valenzuela, 34, of Mesa, was last seen March 17 with Mercedes and Christina Gomez days before her death,