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-Press Release, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office
On November 10, 2020, at approximately 2 p.m., law enforcement personnel from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit, State Bureau of Investigation and the Raleigh Police Department arrested Darryl Lamont Jones on an outstanding warrant for First Degree Murder.
Darryl Lamont Jones allegedly shot and killed Mariano Palacios Hortelano at the Bunn car wash on October 27, 2020. Jones is currently in the Franklin County Detention Center without bond.
The joint efforts of the Franklin County Sheriff‘s Office, the Bunn Police Department, the Raleigh Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) led to Jones‘s identification and subsequent arrest.
Darryl Lamont Jones, 20 years of age, 25 Monarch Court Youngsville, North Carolina.
This matter remains under investigation, and no further information will be released at this time.
If anyone should have any additional information pertaining to this investigation, please call Detective Wayne Daniels with the Franklin County Sheriff‘s Office at (919) 340-4343.