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.
Armando Barron allegedly killed Amerault after he discovered he was having an affair with his wife, 31-year-old Britany Barron.
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.
Britany Barron is facing charges for falsifying evidence. They are both being held without bail.