Jacob Barber

MOORE — A man sought by police in connection with his father's suspected homicide has been arrested in Texas.

The Roanoke Police Department has reported it arrested 21-year-old Jacob Barber, of Moore, who was identified by Moore police as a person of interest in the death of his father, Glenn. Officers booked Barber into Denton County Jail, according to a press release by Roanoake PD posted to its Facebook page Wednesday morning.

It also said Barber will now be extradited to Oklahoma.

According to Moore Police Department, Glenn Barber, 48, was found dead in his home at 208 N. Morgan by a family member on Sunday. Investigators suspect he died sometime between midnight and noon that day.

That evening, Moore police asked for information from the public on the whereabouts of Jacob Barber. He was identified of a person of interest in the suspected homicide case, though a warrant had not been issued for his arrest.

Officials said Barber might have been driving his father's 2007 white Nissan Pathfinder.

According to Roanoke PD's release, officers were called out to the local PetSmart shortly after midnight Wednesday on a report of a suspicious person. There, they found a man, later identified as Barber, sleeping on his backpack that was propped up against the building.

Barber told police he was traveling south from Oklahoma. When checking his identity, police discovered a warrant out for his arrest for first degree murder out of Cleveland County.

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