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2 arrested in death of missing La Marque man

Joseph John Farek, right, and Allen Ray Taylor II, left
Joseph John Farek, right, and Allen Ray Taylor II, left

LAKE JACKSON, Texas – Two men were arrested Friday in connection to the death of a missing La Marque man.

Joseph John Farek, 21, and Allen Ray Taylor II, 21, are charged with murder in the death of 22-year-old Rogelio Ornales.

Police found the body of Ornelas in Lake Jackson Tuesday, one day after the La Marque Police Department started an investigation into his disappearance .

According to reports, Ornelas' body was found in a wooded area on FM 2004 near the Brazos River in Brazoria County.

Police said he had been shot multiple time.

Ornelas was last seen by his family in Galveston County on Monday, police said.

Lake Jackson police took Farek and Taylor into custody in Santa Fe. No bond has been set.

Anyone with information about Onelas' death is asked to contact the Lake Jackson Police Department at 979-415-2700.