All three suspects arrested in connection to Odessa murder

Published: Dec. 28, 2022 at 5:09 PM CST
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - UPDATE: With the help of the Texas Department of Public Safety and the United States Marshals, the Odessa Police Department says that all three suspects who were wanted for the murder of Maurice Rogers have been arrested.

Ashton Munoz (18) and an unnamed 16-year-old were arrested and remain in custody in El Paso.

The third suspect, Harvey Gutierrez (31) was arrested earlier this week. According to OPD, it is believed that the three individuals acted together and killed Rogers.

Gutierrez is in custody, with a surety bond set at $100,000.

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The Odessa Police Department is investigating a murder near Dixie in Odessa.

Maurice Rogers was found dead at the 1000 block of E 36th after OPD went to his house on a welfare check just before 11 a.m.

After an initial investigation, officers found several bullet casings.

This case is being investigated as a murder and Rogers will be transported to Lubbock for an autopsy. His family has been notified.

CBS7 will update this story as we know more.

OPD would like to thank the citizens of Odessa who submitted tips that helped bring this investigation to this point.