One Arrest Made in Newton County Murder. Victim's Truck Still Missing

June 14, 2009

ANNISTON, AL –  Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office and the GBI have charged 22-year-old Pablo Maldonado of Covington in connection with the murder of Timothy Clements.  Clements’ body was found Friday in a creek in Newton County.

Maldonado was picked up by police in Anniston, Alabama early Sunday morning and was served with a murder warrant this afternoon at the Anniston Police Department by Newton County Sheriff’s investigators and the GBI.  Maldonado will be transported to Newton County tomorrow.

Clements, who worked as a landscaper, had been reported missing by his family on Friday at 11:30am. He was last seen leaving for work on Thursday at 6:00am.  

The investigation into Clements’ murder is continuing. His truck, a 1991 red, Ford F150, Georgia tag 955BJR is still missing. 

Anyone with information on the truck or on this case is asked to call the Newton County Sheriff’s Office at 678-625-1400 or the GBI Tip Line at 1-800-597-TIPS (8477).

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Note: We are not releasing a mug shot of the suspect at this time due to the continuing investigation.

 

Contact Information: 
John Bankhead - 404-270-8330