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Double murder spurs three Payson arrests

Drug deal gone bad in Apache Junction leads to Rim Country arrests that include former football star

Police say a drug deal turned deadly Monday in an Apache Junction motor home when at least one Payson resident opened fire on two men, killing them before fleeing back to the Rim Country. After a 12-hour search through two counties, police arrested three Payson residents Tuesday with little resistance. Police arrested Kylan Rubio, 25, of Strawberry, at his home on charges of second-degree murder, conspiracy to possess and distribute narcotics and firearm violations.


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