By CBS13 Staff

KEYES (CBS13) — The suspect in an October killing in Keyes where the body of a man was found on the side of a road has been arrested in Los Angeles, authorities say.

According to the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office, a special task force led by the Los Angeles Police Department was able to take 21-year-old Jose Luis Ramirez into custody back on Nov. 3.

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Detectives had linked Ramirez to the killing of 26-year-old Keyes resident Joel Santos Martinez.

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However, no details surrounding the manner and circumstances of Martinez’s death have been released at this point in the investigation. Witnesses are still being sought by detectives, the sheriff’s office says.

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Ramirez has been booked into the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center and is facing homicide charges. He also had several other outstanding charges, authorities say.