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Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

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Warrant Issued in Homicide Investigation

A warrant has been issued in the Able Ibarra homicide investigation.

Martin Meza also known as Carlos Gonzalez age 28 of Pierce City has been officially charged with 1st Degree Murder in the death of Able Ibarra.

Through an ongoing investigation Lawrence County Detectives presented sufficient evidence to allow the Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney to issue the warrant.

At this time Meza's whereabouts is unknown.  Meza should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.  Citizens are urged to call 911 immediately if contact or Meza's whereabouts is known.

A photo will be posted on the Most Wanted portion of the Sheriff's Office website.

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