Trio of suspects in Moab homicide extradited from Arizona

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MOAB, Utah — Three men arrested in connection with a homicide in Moab have been extradited from Arizona to Utah.

According to a press release from the Moab Police Department, all three are suspects in the death of 30-year-old Edgar Luna Najera are back in Utah as of Thursday.

Najera was found shot to death in a Moab neighborhood at the end of October.

Earlier this month, the three men were apprehended by Navajo Nation Police and Arizona authorities after a pursuit that went for nearly 100 miles.

Irvin Martin Verduzco-Armenta, Jaime Flores-Solis and Jorge Hernandez were all extradited to Utah Thursday and are in custody in the Grand County Jail pending the outcome of the case.

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