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2012 Murder Suspect Found Dead in Mexico


The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office is releasing information regarding the death of Martin Meza, who was charged with homicide in a 2012 shooting death in Lawrence County.

Meza was charged in the death of 51 year old Abel Iberra after an incident in August of 2012 in rural Pierce City.

Meza has been on the run since the incident and was believed to have fled the country and traveled to Mexico.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office received information from the U.S. Marshal's Office who has been working with the Lawrence County in tracking down Meza, that Meza was found deceased with a gunshot wound to the head.  It is believed that case is being worked as a homicide by Mexican authorities.

No further information is available at this time.


Martin Meza

Martin Meza