Nevada Murder Suspect Arrested in Amarillo

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Nye County Sheriff’s Office (Nevada) is reporting that 46-year-old Jeremy Burch was arrested March 17 on a Nye County warrant for open murder, burglary, obtaining money under false pretense, use of credit card w/o owner consent, and destruction of evidence.

According to the Nye County Sheriff’s Office, Burch is accused of killing James Dean Remster of Tonopah in December 2018 and dropping Remster’s body down a mine shaft.

Nye County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Adam Tippetts says after detectives interviewed Burch and his wife “had hastily left Tonopah and traveled to Amarillo, Texas.”

Sgt. Tippetts release says “After numerous interviews,” detectives learned that Burch allegedly told others he had killed Remster and “threw him in a mine shaft.”

Burch was arrested at a hotel in Amarillo. Burch will be extradited to Nevada at a later date.

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