Murder Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s investigators have made an arrest in the murder of a Walton County man.

Jackie T. Malone was killed during an armed robbery Monday, Sept. 13.

Forty-two-year-old Jessie Guardado has been charged with murder, armed robbery, theft, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, violation of parole, and violation of probation.

He is being held without bond in the Walton County Jail.