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(Scroll down for video) Police in New Mexico, have arrested a teenager in connection with the murder of a man.
14-year-old Matthew Jaramillo of Albuquerque, has been accused of hitting a man with a car before dragging him to his death.
Police spokesman Tixier Tanner said that an investigation into the shooting death of a 15-year-old child led police to the 14-year-old suspect.
However, they said that the two cases are not related.
According to a probable cause statement, the teenager, who was driving a stolen SUV, tried to picked up a prostitute in front of an apartment complex.
46-year-old Richard Sisneros spotted the young boy with the woman and shouted at him to leave.
Witnesses said that the teenager hit Sisneros with the car and drove over him several times. Sisneros became pinned under the vehicle and was dragged down the street.
Sisneros died of his injuries the next morning. He left behind a wife and three daughters, aged between 18 and 21.
Jaramillo was arrested for murder, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle and evidence tampering.
He is being held in a juvenile detention center on $75,000 bond.