Four youths are ac­cused of killing 23-year-old at a Flagstaff mo­tel

The Arizona Republic - - AROUND ARIZONA -

FLAGSTAFF — Po­lice in Flagstaff say a group of teens killed a 23-year-old man af­ter he al­legedly in­ap­pro­pri­ately touched one of the girls in­volved in the killing.

Flagstaff po­lice said on Fri­day that Jaron James was found dead on Sept. 7 and that four teens, in­clud­ing two who are un­der­age, have been ar­rested.

Po­lice say James was killed at a mo­tel and that the sus­pects knew him. They say the group at­tacked James af­ter he touched one of the sus­pects, a16-year-old girl from Flagstaff.

Eigh­teen-year-old Lawrence Samp­son-Kahn and 19-year-old Kayson Rus­sell are among the four ar­rested.

The Associated Press does not typ­i­cally iden­tify un­der­age crime sus­pects.

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