Montgomery County Sheriff Investigates Homicide, Suspect Arrested in Magnolia

By: Specialist Lee Knudsen
| Published 11/08/2020


MAGNOLIA, TX -- On November 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a residence located in the 29800 block of Indiana Ave in Magnolia, Texas for a welfare check. A citizen contacted dispatch and advised that a male acquaintance confessed that he had killed his roommate. Upon arrival at the residence, deputies observed the strong odor of decomposition. The Homicide - Violent Crimes Unit and Crime Lab Investigators responded to the scene, and made entry into the residence where they discovered the victim, a 28 year old white male, deceased in a bedroom. Detectives found obvious signs of foul play on the victim, and the residence.

While the detectives were processing the scene, the suspect, 28 year old Brian Guerrero of Magnolia, arrived in the victim’s vehicle, and was detained by patrol. Based on the totality of the investigation, detectives obtained a warrant for is arrest and placed him in custody for murder. The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office responded to the scene, and assisted detectives in obtaining the warrant. The identification of the victim is being withheld pending positive identification.

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