Two arrests made in Murray County murder investigation

Published: 09/06/2020, 7:24 PM
Edited: 03/11/2021, 10:22 AM
(ARLINGTON, Texas) Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) agents have made two arrests in a murder investigation that began in June when an unidentified deceased male was found along the interstate in Murray County. The deceased was identified two days later as 43-year-old Juan Manuel Rosas of Denton, Texas. An arrest warrant for First Degree Murder was issued for 23-year-old Randall Justin Rudd and he was taken into custody Thursday in Arlington, Texas. Based on additional information obtained during the investigation, 20-year-old Shannon Mayorga was also arrested on First Degree Murder charges. Both are currently in custody in Texas pending extradition to Oklahoma. On June 7, 2020, at approximately 2 p.m., Rosas’ body was found in a small field near Exit 47 along Interstate 35 in Murray County. The Murray County Sheriff’s Office requested OSBI investigative assistance following the discovery of his body. The Medical Examiner determined Rosas’ cause of death was a gunshot wound. The investigation into the murder of Rosas is ongoing. Anybody that has any information should contact the OSBI at (800) 522-8017 or You can remain anonymous.


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