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Arlington murder suspect arrested in Quinlan

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A man wanted for the murder of an Arlington bar employee was arrested at a house in Quinlan on Wednesday.

An arrest team consisting of Hunt County Sheriff’s Deputies, Arlington Police Officers, and US Marshals took 25-year-old Simon Flores Acevedo into custody without incident.

Acevedo has been indicted by a Tarrant County Grand Jury on a murder charge after the April 14 murder of 41-year-old Jose Roberto Torres Roque at the Amigos Sports Bar in Arlington, Texas.

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Acevedo is accused of shooting Rogue in retaliation for Rouge kicking him out of the bar the night before. Further allegations of personal history between Acevedo and Rouge, along with a woman both were romantically involved with, has been established by Arlington Detectives.

Acevedo was booked into the Hunt County Detention Center, pending transfer to Tarrant County.

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