Authorities say a suspect linked to 2012 murder case is in custody.

Daniel Reyes, 21, is in custody. Reyes is accused of sexually assaulting and murdering 45-year-old Elizabeth Bermea.

Police said Reyes murdered Bermea at her home near Micklejohn and north Navidad back in Jan. 2012.

Authorities said forensic evidence helped them solve the case and arrest Reyes.