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Posted Feb 22, 2012, 4:20 pm
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the killing of a 21-year-old Tucson man whose remains were found in the desert Jan. 13, the Tucson Police Department said.
Reed J. Marrone, 18, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Jordan "JP" Peterson, said TPD spokesman Sgt. Matt Ronstadt.
Bryan Lamar Lee, 21, also hs been charged in Peterson's killing. Lee surrendered to the Houston Police Department on Jan. 21 after a warrant was issued for his arrest in Tucson on Jan. 17. Lee also has been charged with first-degree murder.
Peterson was last heard from on Nov. 16 when he told his roommate that he would return to his home on Bella Vista Drive later that evening, Ronstadt said.
His truck was found by the Marana Police Department on Nov. 18. His body was found in the desert in Pinal County on Jan. 13.
Details about Lee's and Marone's alleged involvement were not available.
Police ask anyone with information about the case to call 911 or 88-CRIME.