Laguna Heights murder suspect now behind bars

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A man accused of killing his girlfriend TMs stepfather is now behind bars under murder charges.

Cameron County Sheriff TMs Department deputies arrested Lucio Garcia Navarro early Thursday morning.

Navarro was booked under a murder charge at Cameron County Jail where he is now awaiting arraignment.

Investigators believe Navarro beat Jose Antonio Martinez to death late Tuesday night.

It all happened following an argument outside Martinez TMs Michigan Avenue home in Laguna Heights.

Navarro had fled the scene but deputies were able to track him down and arrest in Brownsville.