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19 year old arrested for central El Paso murder; victim was 57 years old

UPDATE (4/15): El Paso police say the body of a man found in a home on the 1800 block of Montana was 57-year-old Samuel Ortiz Lozano.

Police also announced the arrest of 19-year-old Juan Pablo Gil.

Gil is charged with capital murder and is being held on a $1,250,000 bond.

Police say Gil was driving the victim's car at the time of his arrest Thursday at Hawkins and North Loop.

EL PASO, Texas – Police are now describing the discovery of a victim found inside an apartment on the 1800 block of Montana Sunday as murder.

The victim's identity has yet to be confirmed.

Investigators say officers responded to the apartment to do a welfare check at 2:15 p.m. Police say a silver 2013 Hyundai Elantra with temporary tags was missing from the scene and unaccounted for. The tag read "47503S5". Police are asking anyone with information to call Crimes Against Persons at (915) 212-4040.

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