CULBERSON COUNTY, Texas (KVIA) -- The Culberson County Sheriff's Office arrested 19-year-old Juan Sanchez-Franco on a murder charge earlier this month.
Officials say Sanchez-Franco is suspected of murdering 25-year-old Christopher Jones.
The Sheriff's Office issued the following explanation via Facebook:
"A 19 year old Van Horn man identified as Juan Sanchez-Franco was arrested and charged with the Murder of 25 year old Christopher Jones. The shooting Incident on Wednesday afternoon was in a remote subdivision approximately 23 miles South of Van Horn Texas. Responding deputies found the lifeless body of a man that is suspected to have been shot multiple times. Texas Rangers were summoned by the Sheriff to assist with the investigation."Culberson County Sheriff's Office
Jones' family set up a Gofundme page in the wake of his murder. You can find the page here.
"Christopher was a loving father, husband, and son," the family explained on Gofundme. "His life was tragically cut short and stolen from him when he was shot multiple times while trying to help a family."
ABC-7 is working to independently confirm these claims and learn what led up to the alleged murder.
The Jones family says that Christopher left behind a wife, two toddlers, and a baby on the way.