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Cochise County murder suspect arrested in Florida

Posted at 7:18 AM, Mar 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-16 10:23:33-04

U.S. Marshals arrested a Cochise County murder suspect in Florida.

Stephen Smith, who is accused of first degree murder, aggravated assault causing physical injury, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, endangerment, disorderly conduct with a weapon and possession of a firearm by a prohibited possessor, was arrested Tuesday in Gainesville, Fla.

Authorities say Smith killed a 55-year-old woman in Hereford by shooting her in the abdomen Feb. 25. He fled to Florida, where the Marshals tracked him down.