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2 arrested in Indianapolis man’s murder

Jose Guadelupe Maya-Sandoval (L) and Gerardo Ruiz-Aviles (R)

PERU, Ind.– Police say two suspects are in custody in connection with an Indianapolis man’s murder.

Alexis Serrano’s body was discovered on June 28 around 10 p.m. by a fisherman on property belonging to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), near CR 450 W and Old Slocum Trail in Wabash County. Serrano’s family had reported him missing on June 2.

An autopsy revealed the death was a homicide.

Alexis Serrano

Jose Guadelupe Maya-Sandoval, 36, of Fort Wayne and Gerardo Ruiz-Aviles, 33, of Indianapolis both now face a single count of murder.

Maya-Sandoval was arrested Friday morning during a traffic stop near his Fort Wayne home, and taken to the Allen County Jail while awaiting transportation to Wabash County. Ruiz-Aviles was already in jail on unrelated charges.

State police ask anyone with additional information to call 1-800-382-0689 or 765-473-6666.

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