Man booked on suspicion of murder after gruesome discovery made in freezer

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Man Booked on Suspicion of Murder After Gruesome Discovery Made In Freezer

Utah police have arrested 27-year-old Omar Carmona on suspicion of murder in the death of his father, 57-year-old Marco Carmona, Fox 13 reports.

The Provo Police Department says the Marco Carmona was reported missing by family members around 11:23 a.m. on Thursday. When officers arrived to his mobile home that day they discovered Carmona's dead body in the freezer.

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Detectives took Marco Carmona's son Omar into custody for suspicion of the murder are now conducting a homicide investigation where a medical examiner will determine the cause of death Marco Carmona's death.

"This is a terrible incident and we extend our condolences to the family," Provo Police Department said in a statement.

This isn't the first time Omar Carmona has had a run in with the law. According to court records, in 2014 Omar Carmona allegedly pulled a knife out on his father and assaulted him. Omar reportedly held his father against his will until police arrived, KATU reports. His father told police Omar had a history of mental health issues and is a regular drug abuser.

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