Moxee double murder suspect arrested

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MOXEE, Wash. — Authorities have arrested the man wanted for killing a missing Yakima couple and burning their bodies earlier this month.

Jesus Antonio Perez, Jr., 20, was wanted for fatally shooting Alyson Harris and her boyfriend Miguel Martinez-Vasquez multiple times, allegedly over a cell phone. Their bodies were found in a hops field.

Perez was arrested on Jan. 25 and is being held in the Yakima County Jail on a $2 million bail. It’s not yet known where he was arrested or how.

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He’ll be in court on Monday afternoon for his first appearance. Prosecutors charged Perez on Jan.13 with two counts of aggravated first-degree murder and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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