Farmington police arrest suspect in Sept. 2015 homicide case

Timothy Serrano
Timothy Serrano

FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) – Authorities say an arrest has been made in a murder case in Farmington last year.

Farmington police say 32-year-old Timothy Serrano was taken into custody Tuesday.

He’s being held at the San Juan County Detention Center under a $750,000 cash bond on suspicion of an open count of murder and tampering with evidence.

Serrano is a Farmington resident. It’s unclear if Serrano has a lawyer yet.

Police were called out last Sept. 14 to the Rimrock Inn and found the body of 62-year-old Dalton Ford on the floor in one of the rooms.

Authorities still haven’t released details of the homicide case.

Police say their investigation still is ongoing.

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