Husband and Wife Murdered Over Parking Dispute, Suspect Fugitive Found in Iowa
Joshua Wells, 29 Of Long Beach, Arrested In The Alleged Double Murder Of Couple Over Parking Dispute
Hermela Aregawi reports from Long Beach where police announced the arrest of 29-year-old Joshua Wells, who was on the run in Iowa, for the alleged murder of a husband and wife over an apparent parking dispute.
Long Beach police and the U.S. Marshals Service teamed up to arrest a man in Iowa on suspicion of killing a Long Beach couple near their home, police said Saturday.
Joshua Wells, a 29-year-old Long Beach resident, was arrested Thursday near a family member’s residence in Windsor Heights, Iowa, and was booked for the Sept. 4 murders of Maricela Honorato and Juan Guizar-Gutierrez.
The U.S. Marshals Southern District of Iowa Fugitive Task Force and Long Beach Police Department homicide detectives coordinated the arrest after detectives presented their case to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday resulting in an arrest warrant for two counts of murder.
Two search warrants were served Thursday, one in the 900 block of Loma Vista Drive in Long Beach and one in the 8100 block of Harbach Boulevard in Clive, Iowa. Both resulted in the discovery of evidence which linked Wells to the crimes, police said.
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