TUCSON, Ariz. — Deputies have arrested five suspects in connection to a July 18 homicide on the southside of Tucson.
According to PCSD, after two weeks of interviews, detectives were able to identify and arrest: 20-year-old Robert Yslava-Varela, 18-year-old Noah Arguellez, 20-year-old Ariel Monarrez, 20-year-old Nea Jones, and 20-year-old Gabriella Acosta.
All five were booked into Pima County Adult Detention Complex on multiple felonies, including first-degree murder.
PCSD says deputies were called out to the area of 4000 block of East Benson Highway just east of Alvernon Way around 3:27 a.m. on the day of the incident.
Upon arrival, they located 49-year-old Richard Ulibarri, with signs of trauma.
He was later pronounced dead at the scene.
A second victim who survived the encounter was also located later by PCSD.
This investigation is ongoing.