(LAUREL, Md.) -- Police have charged one man and are searching for another in connection with the murder of the men's roommate in Laurel, Md. last weekend.
On Thursday, Prince George's County Police announced that they've charged 32-year-old Santos Leonel Mejia-Yanes with first- and second-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Jacinto Perez.
A warrant has also been issued for the arrest of 34-year-old Bayron Cruz-Vargas, whose wanted for first-degree murder as well as first-degree assault, among other charges, in the same case.
Perez was found dead on Aug. 24 on the 8800 block of Enfield Court. Police said his body parts were left in two bags.
"The suspects and victim were roommates. The preliminary investigation reveals the three men got into an argument inside their apartment that turned violent and ultimately escalated to the murder," Prince George's County Police said in a statement.
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