CONCORD, N.H. (CBS) – A New Hampshire man and his wife have been arrested in connection with the murder a missing man from Keene. The body of 25-year-old Jonathan Amerault was found earlier this week in a remote area east of Pittsburg in northern New Hampshire near the Maine border.
State Police said Friday Amerault was shot in the head and killed by 30-year-old Armando Barron of Jaffrey during an attempted kidnapping last weekend.READ MORE: State Workers Face Sunday Deadline To Get COVID Vaccine Or Risk Losing Jobs
Armando Barron allegedly killed Amerault after he discovered he was having an affair with his wife, 31-year-old Britany Barron.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Barron is accused of beating his wife and then using her cell phone to lure Amerault to a park. Prosecutors said he and he his wife drove nearly 200 miles north to dump the body.MORE NEWS: Start Of Bruins Season Brings More Business To Sports Bars Near TD Garden
Britany Barron is facing charges for falsifying evidence. They are both being held without bail.