Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Man Charged In Stepdad's Killing.(Final)

Byline: Clara Garcia For the Journal

SAN CLEMENTE A Los Lunas man has been arrested and charged with using a full can of nutritional supplement to beat his 74-year-old stepfather to death.

Arthur Jelly, 45, is being held at the Valencia County Detention Center on a $500,000 cash-only bond on charges connected with the death of Alvin Scarbrough at his home.

Valencia County Sheriff's Detective Rene Rivera said Jelly beat his stepfather to death after a dispute. Rivera said preliminary autopsy results show Scarbrough died from blows to the head and neck.

Deputies were called to a house in the 100 block of Emelia in San Clemente on Saturday night in reference to a homicide. …

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