Moore Suspect Accused Of Murdering Father Arrested Overnight In Denton County, Texas


Wednesday, July 24th 2019, 4:57 am
By: News 9


A Moore suspect wanted for allegedly killing his father was arrested overnight Wednesday in Texas, officials confirm. 

According to authorities, at approximately 12:11 a.m., Roanoke Police were dispatched to a local PetSmart where the found 21-year-old Jacob Barber sleeping on his backpack against the building.  

Jacob is accused of stabbing his father, 48-year-old Glenn Allen Barber Jr. 

Police said Jacob was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Denton County Jail where he will wait to be extradited to Oklahoma. 

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Authorities said on Sunday, Glenn was found dead inside of his Moore home. Police named Jacob as a suspect early in the investigation, and have been searching for him for the past few days. 

Glenn was the children's pastor for First Moore Baptist Church. 

This is a developing story. Stay with News 9 for updates as information becomes available. 

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