Federal agents in Fairfax, Va.
Sunday arrested a Cleveland
County man who is charged with
shooting a man to death outside a
Rowan County home last week.
Balmore Merino was caught in Vir
ginia after an undercover investigation
that began after the shooting Tuesday
morning on Mount Tabor Church
Investigators found 43-year-old Parra
Policarpio "Pollo" shot to death outside
the home of 38-year-old Mirna Del
Carmen Guevara on Mount Tabor
Church Road. She was charged with
being an accessory after the fact and
jailed under a $200,000 bond.
Merino, her estranged husband, also
faces federal weapons and illegal re-
entry charges, police said Sunday.