Brother of victim arrested for Howardwick double homicide

Brother of victim arrested for Howardwick double homicide

DONLEY COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - The brother of the man who was killed in a double homicide in Howardwick this week has been arrested in connection to the crime.

According to Donley County Sheriff Butch Blackburn, Jarvis Fierro was arrested on Friday afternoon in connection to the double homicide of 34-year-old James Edward Fierro and 33-year-old Candice Garrett. Fierro is facing capital murder charges.

He was arrested in Amarillo at a home near Bell Street and is now being taken to Donley County.

James Fierro and Candice Garrett were shot and killed in Howardwick on Monday night. Four of their six children were home at the time of the murder and were the ones who called 911.

The Donley County Sheriff’s Office, Amarillo Police Department, Department of Public Safety Texas Rangers, Highway Patrol, and the Carson and Oldham County Sheriff’s Offices assisted in the arrest.

Sheriff Blackburn said there does not appear to be a motive at this time.

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