MONAHANS, TX (KWES) - Friday morning, the Monahans Police Department was called to a crash where they discovered a deceased person. The body was in a vehicle in the parking lot of a catholic church on 6th Street and James Ave.

Authorities have a suspect in custody who was found several hours later a few blocks away from the church.

The Texas Rangers were also called to assist, and authorities are treating this as a murder investigation.