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Man arrested for connection to Galveston baker murder

Jayme Frase, Houston Chronicle
Published 7:49 pm, Sunday, February 17, 2013
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A man wanted in connection to the murder of a Galveston bakery owner was arrested in Houston, Galveston Police Department officials said Sunday.

A patrol officer found a fatally injured Juan Navarro, 59, outside Panaderia Bakery at 3801 Avenue J, early in the morning Jan. 26. He later died at the University of Texas Medical Branch from injuries Lt. Michael Gray said Navarro sustained during an apparent car jacking.

In a press release, Galveston police describe Harold Norwood, 40, as a person of interest in the murder investigation. He was wanted felony charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle

The suspect allegedly took Navarro's Lexus RX300, which was discovered two blocks away by police shortly after the incident.

Norwood is being questioned by Galveston police.

Harris County court records show Norwood was jailed in 2003 for possession of marijuana and evading arrest.