Roomates charged in murder, dismembering of Laurel man

LAUREL, Md. - His body was found in two separate bags near his apartment complex . Now police say his roommates did it.

Police in Laurel arrested Santos Mejia-Yanes in connection with the murder of Jacinto Perez . They've issued a warrant for a second suspect, Hayron Cruz-Vargar.

Police say the murder stemmed from an earlier argument between the suspects and the victim. The argument turned physical, and that's when police say the two roommates conspired to cover up Perez's murder by dismembering him, and placing his body in several different trash bags.


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