Suspect arrested in death of Guadalupe man whose body was found on Nipomo roadside in Feb.

Alejandro Carrillo
Alejandro Carrillo

A person has been arrested in connection with the death of a Guadalupe man whose body was found in Nipomo last month.

The body of Pedro Gonzalez, 32, was found near the side of Bonita School Road the morning of Feb. 15.

Alejandro Carrillo, 27 of Guadalupe, was identified as a suspect by sheriff's detectives and was taken into custody by Santa Maria police. He remains in Santa Barbara County Jail on unrelated charges.

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's detectives continue to investigate the murder. Anyone with information is asked to text SLOTIPS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) or call Crime Stoppers at 549-STOP.