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Three suspects arrested in Navajo triple homicide

The FBI arrested three people in connection with a drug-related triple homicide on the Navajo Nation. A fourth suspect remained on the loose as of Sunday night.

Chuck Custer Nahkai, 29, and Darcy Robert Manus, 22, were arrested after a wide-scale manhunt in the Four Corners region of the Navajo Nation while Eugina Renee Cowboy, 22, was arrested prior to the manhunt. The fourth person, Michael Johnson, 26, remains at large and is considered dangerous.

All four are charged with the murders of Vicki Benally, 26, Bobby Wayne Fulton, 20, and Lars Yazzie, 18, three young Navajos who were found dead near the Hogback, New Mexico, chapter house on November 7. They had been shot "execution style," according to authorities.

Fulton family members told The Farmington Daily Times that the crime was related to Fulton's trade in methamphetamine and marijuana. The paper cited affidavits which stated Fulton was lured to the chapter house area to sell methamphetamine to suspect Cowboy. The affidavits further stated that suspects Nahkai, Manus and Johnson shot Fulton, Benally and Yazzie.

Fulton and Yazzie have a history of drug charges, the paper reported.

Get the Story:
Three suspects arrested in triple homicide (The Farmington Daily Times 11/13)
Family finds closure in arrests (The Farmington Daily Times 11/13)
Manhunt targets killers (The Farmington Daily Times 11/13)
Fulton family: Murder victim dealt meth (The Farmington Daily Times 11/13)

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