SILER CITY, N.C. (WNCN) – A second Siler City man was charged Wednesday for his role in the homicide of Esau Abraham Brenes, the State Bureau of Investigation said.
Francisco Rivas Galves-Huezo, of Siler City was previously charged for his role in the homicide. He was later found dead in Randolph County.
Arnold Jaramillo Lopez, 16, of Siler City was indicted by a Chatham County grand jury and served with warrants Wednesday. He is charged with First Degree Murder and Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. Lopez is a known associate of Galves-Huezo, who is also known as Francisco Antonio Rivas.
The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday that the human remains discovered near Julian on Friday were those of 21-year-old Francisco Antonio Rivas. Rivas was on the run after being charged with murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon under the name of Francisco Rivas Galves-Huezo.