Suspect in 2 Amarillo slayings caught in Kansas

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Texas Panhandle couple has been captured in Kansas.

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AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — A suspect in the fatal shooting of a Texas Panhandle couple has been captured in Kansas.

Amarillo police on Thursday announced 38-year-old Nga Lone Aung has been arrested in Liberal, Kansas. He was sought on two murder warrants in the deaths of a husband and wife who were found shot June 7 at their home in Amarillo.

Seward County, Kansas, jail records show Aung was arrested Wednesday night and is held without bond. No attorney was listed for Aung, who's charged in the deaths of 52-year-old Phetkeo Phetkeo and 45-year-old Phonsavahn Phetsavahn.

The husband was dead at the scene. His wife died at an Amarillo hospital.

Police have not released a possible motive or said if the suspect knew the victims.


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