(Murder suspect in custody)…Adel Hussein was arrested late last week.
He is suspected in the murder of 36 year old Brittney Steenbergen of Tulare County. The mother was reported had been missing since December 28th. One of her daughters reported her missing on New Year’s Eve. The woman’s body was found in Imperial County, on Bowker Road, north of Interstate 8 the following day. Hussein’s vehicle was found abandoned in El Centro. Hussein had been the victim’s boyfriend and was the father of her children. Mexican authorities, with the help of Imperial County Sheriff’s deputies and US Marshall’s was arrested at a Hotel in Mexicali. He was booked into County Jail to await extradition to Tulare County to face murder charges.