HOMICIDE OFF OF JOE TANK ROAD

On Monday, March 23rd, 2020 at approximately 0445 hours, the Navajo County Sheriff’s Office and the Show Low Police Department responded to a 911 caller who advised he just killed someone. The call originated off of Joe Tank Road.
Upon officer’s arrival contact was made with both the caller Louis Villa (52 years of age) and a deceased male later identified as Tyler Alexandre (31 years of age). Both resided in White Mountain Lakes.
The two had been in the area to camp. Witness interviews related the two had consumed alcohol throughout the day and had been threatening each other.
Evidence observed at the scene showed Villa had stabbed the victim who ultimately passed away from his injuries.
Villa was booked into the Navajo County Jail and charges filled are for second degree homicide.