Man Arrested for Murder After a Body Was Found
Lubbock Police have arrested a man on a murder charge in connection with a dead body found yesterday near 44th Street and Magnolia Avenue.
23 year-old Oscar Diaz Cerna is accused of killing his boss, 30 year-old Jacob Wayne Duffee of Levelland. Duffee’s family tells KAMC News that Duffee was last seen on September 29th. His truck was found on October 8th in Lubbock, but there was no sign of Duffee at that time.
Also, Oscar Cerna’s father, 41 year-old Oscar P. Cerna, was arrested by Lubbock Police earlier today, on a felony charge of Tampering with Evidence.
Both Cerna's are currently in custody at the Lubbock County Jail.