Vermont State Police: Barre Murder Suspect Arrested in Florida

Waterbury, Vt. - Vermont State Police say a Barre man accused of murder who has been on the run since January was arrested on Thursday.

Police say Jayveon Caballero, 29, of Barre was arrested in Deltona, Florida.

Police say on January 22, a Vermont State worker was found dead outside of his Montpelier apartment building.

According to a media release, the victim Markus Austin, 33, of Montpelier got into a disagreement with Caballero on Sunday morning outside of Gustos bar on Prospect Street in Barre.

According to police, witnesses saw Austin assault Caballero’s girlfriend Desiree Cary, 22, of Barre during the altercation.

Police say later on that morning, Caballero allegedly shot Austin outside of his apartment building on 191 Barre Street in Montpelier.

According to police, Caballero is to be extradited to Vermont to face the charges of second-degree murder.


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