Polk murder suspect arrested in Dallas - FOX 13 News

Polk murder suspect arrested in Dallas

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LAKE WALES (FOX 13) -

A suspect wanted for killing a man in Lake Wales was arrested Tuesday night in Dallas.

Detectives say Steven Rios of Frostproof stabbed and killed Gerald Stotto-Meyer on Saturday.

U.S. Marshals say they found Rios in Texas on Tuesday, and say he told them where he dumped Stotto-Meyer's body.

Detectives found the body in an orange grove in Lake Wales.

Rios has been charged with tampering with witnesses.

Detectives say witnesses were scared Rios might harm them, or their families.

Investigators say more charges are expected to follow.

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