ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – An arrest has been made in the murders of Mechelle Gandy and her infant son, Asher Olivas.
Thomas Olivas, 29 of Bedford, was arrested Monday for the deaths and is being held by the Arlington Police Department.READ MORE: Proposed Texas GOP Elections Audit Would Only Look At Large, Mostly Democratic Counties
Arlington’s Fugitive Unit partnered with the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (F.A.S.T) to for the capture. Olivas was taken into custody at a sports bar in Hurst.
Olivas is the father of Asher, and former boyfriend of Gandy.READ MORE: Texas Star Gymnast Simone Biles To Return For Olympic Balance Beam Finals
In March of 2011, the Arlington Fire Department discovered the bodies after responding to a fire at Gandy’s Apartment.
Bail for Olivas has been set at $1 million.MORE NEWS: Thousands Of North Texas Students Head Back To School Monday
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