OPD: Man arrested following murder in North Odessa

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - A man is behind bars after being connected to an early morning murder in North Odessa.

Jerome Nelson, 31, is now facing murder charges.

Police say they were called out to 91000 Andrews Highway in reference to a gunshot victim, there they found a dead woman who was later identified as Rochel Zuniga, 28.

The investigation then led them to Nelson who after getting into a confrontation with Zuniga, shot her with a revolver, according to Odessa police.

Nelson is now at the Ector County jail.

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