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Suspect arrested in Texarkana, AR murder

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Miguel “Angel” Martinez (Source: Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department) Miguel “Angel” Martinez (Source: Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department)
The body of 57-year-old "Jimmie" Barrios was found inside this home at 1415 County Avenue in Texarkana, AR on Saturday. The body of 57-year-old "Jimmie" Barrios was found inside this home at 1415 County Avenue in Texarkana, AR on Saturday.
TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) -

Texarkana, AR police say the suspect in the murder of a local man over the weekend is now in custody.

Officers were called to a home at 1415 County Avenue around 12:30 Saturday afternoon after a friend who had stopped by to check on him saw something that didn't seem right outside the home and called 911.

When they arrived, they found 57-year-old Jamie "Jimmy" Barrios dead inside the home.

Police say an autopsy has revealed that Barrios died from severe head trauma.

On Thursday afternoon, police confirmed that Miguel "Angel" Martinez has been arrested in Tulsa OK by the Tulsa Oklahoma Police Department's Fugitive Task Force. 

TAPD is awaiting extradition of Martinez from Oklahoma. Martinez has an active warrant for first degree murder. 

The investigation of the case continues.  Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.

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