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Murder Suspect Nabbed Hours After Alleged Killing, Had Victim's Credit Card In His Wallet: Cops

Source: Mesa police; Unpslash

Apr. 29 2022, Published 11:54 a.m. ET

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A man who confessed to murder in Arizona had the victim’s credit card in his wallet, police said.

This week police arrested Joseph Maldonado in connection to the killing of Brian Kazan, according to KTAR.

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On April 24, police in Mesa, Arizona, found Kazan around 7:45 p.m. with multiple stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to KTAR.

Detectives Identified Maldonado as a suspect and he was spotted near a business complex the next morning, according to the report. Officers arrested him and he had one of the victim’s credit cards in his wallet.

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During questioning, Maldonado admitted to the killing but did not say why, according to KTAR.

Maldonado said he had been staying at an apartment next to Kazan for about a week, according to KTAR.

He was charged with first-degree murder.


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