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Marshals arrest murder convict who cut off GPS device

Posted: 12:42 PM, Sep 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-27 18:49:01Z

U.S. Marshals arrested a man who was convicted of murder in Tucson and escaped tracking by removing his GPS bracelet.

According to the agency, Marshals arrested 45-year-old Naomis A. Winfrey.

Winfrey had a warrant out for his arrest for a parole violation from the 1993 murder conviction. He was also convicted of second-degree burglary and theft.

The U.S. Marshals Service Task Force tracked him down in Phoenix, at an apartment near 23rd and Glenrosa Avenues. He was riding in a vehicle driven by a woman.

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