Murder suspects extradicted to Arizona after Las Vegas arrests in December

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Authorities say two men suspected in the shooting death of an Arizona woman last month have been extradited from Nevada.

Scottsdale police announced Thursday that 30-year-old Adrian Arthur Espinosa and 30-year-old Jose Antonio Beltran both are jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder and other felony charges.

Police say the two were arrested in Las Vegas in mid-December in connection with the death of 53-year-old Andrea Marina Garcia.

Police say Garcia was found in the front yard of her Scottsdale home on Dec. 8 and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The homicide investigation led detectives to Las Vegas. Police haven’t released any information about the circumstances of the shooting.

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