Man wanted for questioning in New Mexico case is arrested

March 26, 2021 GMT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man wanted for questioning in the disappearances of three people from Grants last month was arrested on a warrant in Albuquerque, authorities said Thursday night.

Albuquerque police said 45-year-old Daniel Lemos was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service.

Grants police said they want to question Lemos in the disappearances of 39-year-old Jennifer Lannon, 40-year-old Jesten Mata and 21-year-old Matthew Miller because he knew the victims.

The three were found dead March 5 in a vehicle in a parking garage at Albuquerque International Sunport along with 60-year-old Randal Apostalon in Apostalon’s truck.


Grants police first identified Lemos as a person of interest in late February, before the bodies were found at the airport.

The city of Grants is about 80 miles (130 kilometers) west of Albuquerque.

Authorities said Sean Lannon, the 47-year-old ex-husband of Jennifer Lannon, has been named a suspect in all four slayings but hasn’t been charged.

Lannon is jailed in New Jersey in connection with a homicide he allegedly committed there after fleeing New Mexico.

Grants police are awaiting autopsies to determine how Lannon, Mata and Miller died.