Man Accused of Killing Co-Worker Over Lost Car Keys

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Carrollton Police Department

A Houston man is accused of beating a co-worker to death Sunday in Carrollton during a dispute over lost car keys, according to police. [[305650231,C]]

Police responded to the Deluxe Inn at 1885 Interstate 35E at about 3 a.m. Sunday after witnesses called 911.

Carrollton police said they arrested 40-year-old Martin Gutierrez, Jr., and charged him with murder.

Gutierrez and his co-worker were among a group of contractors who traveled from the Houston area to North Texas for a construction project. They were staying at the motel.

Police have not released the victim's name, pending notification of his family.

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