A Kernersville man who turned himself in to authorities in Washington, D.C. on Sunday has been charged with first-degree murder and kidnapping in Forsyth County, along with misdemeanor soliciting prostitution, court records show.

Jaron Allen Kubler, 29, of Loradale Drive was returned from Washington to Forsyth on Wednesday.

Kubler is accused of murder in the death of Kayla Melissa Dubuque on Friday, according to arrest warrants. He was being held Wednesday night in the Forsyth County Jail with no bond allowed on the murder charge, and a bond of $200,000 for the kidnapping and soliciting-prostitution offenses, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office said.

The warrants do not list a cause of death for Dubuque.

Kubler is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 24.

Kubler was in Washington, D.C., on Sunday about 1:50 a.m. near the Capital One Arena on F Street NW, when he approached an officer, according to a report from the Metropolitan Police Department.

Kubler told the officer he killed someone in North Carolina, the report states.

That officer contacted an officer in North Carolina, who entered the house Kubler referenced and confirmed a possible homicide occurred there, according to the report.

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office said it responded to a death investigation at 5823 Loradale Drive on Sunday.

Deputies went to the home to check on someone inside. A woman was found dead, said Christina Howell, a spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office.

Kubler was jailed Sunday in Washington on a fugitive-from-justice warrant by Metropolitan police.

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