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- Kailey Elizabeth Marnell, 23, was arrested Monday in connection to a homicide investigation, police said.
- Police said she is responsible for the shooting death of Juan Rivera Garcia, 36, of Mesquite
- Marnell was booked into jail on one count of murder and held at $250,000 bond.
A 23-year-old Mesquite woman is behind bars, accused of fatally shooting a 36-year-old man on Sunday, Mesquite police say.
Police were called to the 1600 block of Wesley Drive on Sunday, Jan. 6 after people reported seeing a body in the yard.
The victim was later identified as Juan Rivera Garcia, of Mesquite.
Police arrested 23-year-old Kailey Elizabeth Marnell, also of Mesquite, in connection with Garcia's murder.
Police have not released the motiviation for the shooting or said what led them to identify Marnell as a suspect.
Marnell was booked into jail, charged with one count of murder, and her bond was set at $250,000.
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Garcia leaves behind a wife and two children.