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UPDATE: New details in Altus homicide, 4th person arrested

ALTUS, OK (KSWO)- A fourth person has been arrested in connection to the August 20th homicide of Jared Allen Holmes.

Melisha Ann Torres, 37, was charged today with 1st-degree murder and conspiracy.

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Torres has been in the Jackson County Jail since August 21st on unrelated charges.

Torres originally reported the homicide to police. Investigators now believe Torres assisted in setting up a drug deal in which the suspect, Marielle Trey Smith, had intended to rob the victim, Jared Holmes.

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Investigators believe Holmes was shot and killed on Sunday night at around 9:00 p.m. After the murder, Smith, his girlfriend Ryan McKenzie Fields and a third suspect, Marquis Deshawn Johnson, assisted in removing the body from the murder scene at the home of Melisha Torres.

Holmes body was discovered on Aug. 22nd on a rural road Northwest of Frederick.

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