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New York murder suspect arrested in Tucson

Posted at 5:48 PM, Jul 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-31 01:26:20-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — A New York city man has been arrested in Tucson Monday on a warrant issued for homicide in New York city.

U.S. Marshals Service says law enforcement has been searching for 37-year-old Jimmy Siders for nine years.

On September 29, 2010 Siders attempted to rob college student Max Moreno during a drug deal, according to officials. During the drug deal Siders attacked Moreno and then shot him in the head killing him.

Law enforcement discovered Siders fled to Arizona.

New York Police Department and the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force learned Siders was living in the Tucson area, and with the help of the Arizona WANTED Violent Task Force he was found and arrested.

Authorities located him at an apartment near East Fort Lowell Road and Columbus Boulevard.

Siders was booked into Pima County Jail where he will be taken back to New York where he will face homicide charges.