A North Hollywood man accused of murdering her girlfriend, who tumbled out of a fast-moving car onto the Foothill (210) Freeway in Sylmar and was killed by oncoming traffic, appeared in court Monday.
Ricardo Jimenez's arraignment was delayed until Nov. 21.
The 26-year-old turned himself in to the Glendale Police Department last month after Maria "Josie" Jimenez, 22.
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She either fell or was pushed out of her red Toyota Corolla, believed to have been driven by Jimenez, police said.
Josie was estranged from her husband and carrying out a public relationship with Jimenez, police said. She died on the Foothill Freeway in Sylmar Aug. 29.
Police believe the pair had been arguing at a tattoo parlor hours before Josie died, with Jimenez "causing a disturbance and berating Josie in front of others,'' LAPD Lt. Paul Vernon said.
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