Tulare County man arrested, accused of killing roommate

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A man in Tulare County has been arrested, accused of murdering his roommate. 

The Tulare County Sheriff’s Office arrested 59-year-old Jose Salazar for the murder of 60-year-old Marcello Garcia.

Garcia was found dead February 11th around 4:30 a.m. at his home in Poplar. 

Law enforcement identified his roommate, Salazar, as the person responsible for his death.

Deputies say the two men had been living together for years. A motive for the murder is under investigation. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.

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