Murder suspect in custody after body found at storage facility

Published: Feb. 13, 2022 at 11:16 AM CST|Updated: Feb. 14, 2022 at 12:00 PM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A suspect is in custody and charged in connection to a body found in a burned northwest Lubbock storage unit Saturday morning.

Lubbock Fire Rescue was called to a structure fire in the 2700 block of North Frankford Ave. where 21-year-old Cypress Ramos’ body was found. Lubbock police were called to assist around 11:26 a.m.

Investigators later identified the suspect as 32-year-old Allan Montemayor. Police were able to get a warrant for Montemayor’s arrest. He was booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center and charged with murder.

The fire was originally called in by a neighbor. When firefighters arrived on scene, smoke could be seen coming from one of the storage units. After it was put out, Ramos’ body was found by firefighters.

The cause of the fire is classified as criminal and the Fire Marshal’s Office is currently investigating. Investigators have not yet released how they determined Montemayor was responsible.

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