Big Spring PD make arrest in overnight murder


BIG SPRING, Texas (Nexstar)- Big Spring Police have arrested Marcus Anthony Melendez and charged him with murder in the death of Antonio Iglesias. 

Around 7:30 p.m. on May 4, Big Spring PD responded to the Shell station at 2501 S Gregg about an unresponsive man. 

Police say they found Iglesias on the ground with a stab wound to the chest. 

Investigators say Iglesias was inside a small, red vehicle when a fight broke out. Iglesias fell from the car and the car drove away. 

Around 3:00 a.m. police arrested Melendez and took him to the Howard County Jail to await arraignment. 

Police say they this is an ongoing investigation and they do have additional suspects. 

Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the Howard County Crime Stoppers at 432-263-TIPS. 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss