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Man, woman arrested for murder after body found in California

Posted: 2:38 PM, Jan 13, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-13 21:58:46-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A man and a woman have been arrested for murder after a body was found in California in a burned vehicle.

The body was discovered around 3:30 a.m. Dec. 31 by the California Highway Patrol near Barstow, California. A deputy who responded to the scene determined the victim had a sustained a gunshot wound.

During the course of the investigation, it was determined at 44-year-old Jabar Anderson, who had been reported missing to the Henderson Police Department, was shot and killed at a daily/weekly hotel on Boulder Highway. It was also determined that he was involved in illegal narcotics activity.

28-year-old Jecory Kemp and 24-year-old Tyeshia Jones were identified as suspects and arrested on Jan. 10. They were booked into Clark County Detention Center on robbery and murder charges.