Three arrested in connection with the killing of a Charlotte man

Three arrested in connection with the killing of a Charlotte man

GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Gaston County police arrested three people accused with the murder of Miguel Angel Valle Romero.

Police arrested Doris Maribel Alvarado-Peraza and Maynor Hernan Ortega in Georgia Friday where they awaiting to be transferred back to Gaston County.

On Tuesday police arrested Elmer Alexander Lopez in Charlotte in the 5800 block of Orr Road.

Romero's body was found on a roadside at the end of Sawbill Lane in Gastonia December 22, 2017. The area is in the Mallard Crossing neighborhood near Crowders Creek Road.

Alvarado-Peraza faces a first-degree murder charge in the case, Gaston County police say. Officials say Alvarado-Peraza was an acquaintance of Romero.

Officials say further details about the case can't be released at this time.

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