WHITE COUNTY, Ind. — The Indiana State Police arrested a Florida man after a multi-state homicide investigation.
Miguel Ibarguren, 44, Miami, Florida was arrested on a murder charge.
On March 8, crews cleaning I-65 near State Road 18 found a man dead in a ditch. Two days later, he was identified as Aristide Garcia, 63, from Los Angeles, California. The White County coroner ruled his death a homicide.
Detectives learned Garcia was working for a trucking company out of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and was reported missing after his semi-truck was found. Detectives next learned that Garcia's co-driver had been Ibarguren.
A warrant was issued for Ibarguren's arrest and he was found down in Arlington, Texas. Ibarguren is being held in jail while awaiting extradition to Indiana.