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Man arrested in East Side murder has dozens of prior arrests

SAN ANTONIO – A person who has been arrested as a suspect in an East Side murder has a felony historical past that dates again greater than a decade.

Tyrell Desean Jones, 28, was arrested Tuesday morning on a murder warrant linked to a lethal capturing April 24 in the 1200 block of Paso Hondo.

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Police had obtained a warrant for his arrest in May, accusing him of killing Castatroy Barnett, 22.

An arrest affidavit reveals a roommate known as police after discovering Barnett mendacity on a mattress, lifeless from gunshot wounds.

An on-line search reveals Jones has been in hassle with the legislation for many of his grownup life.

Bexar County data present Jones has been arrested dozens of instances because the age of 18, with greater than 30 fees being filed towards him.


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Several of these fees are associated to evading arrest and fascinating in organized felony exercise.

The newest cost towards him is for Barnett’s murder.

The affidavit associated to this case says police obtained surveillance video that reveals Jones leaving Barnett’s dwelling on the day of the murder with a gun in his hand.

It additionally says two witnesses informed police that Jones was the one individual in the house with Barnett at the moment.

Although there isn’t a motive for the murder talked about in the affidavit, it does say that investigators imagine the sufferer and suspect knew one another.

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