Advertisement

Man arrested in Torrance County homicide

Created: 07/30/2014 9:54 PM
By: Kristen Garcia, KOB.com

Torrance County sheriff's deputies arrested a man accused of murdering his own father Wednesday night.

Investigators say 24-year-old Jarett Mountjoy shot and killed his father, Mark Mountjoy, 53.

Mark Mountjoy's body was found Friday night partially buried near the intersection of Martinez and Ballenger Ranch in Edgewood. A deputy came across a vehicle that had been driven into the trees when he discovered the body.

Jarett Mountjoy is being held on an open count of murder in the Estancia Jail.

Stay with KOB.com for updates on this story.


KOB welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the rules of conduct set forth in our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use.

Advertisement



Join Our Email List

Advertisement