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KCK homicide suspect arrested in Arizona

Tyrone Hamilton, charged in the Dec. 24 killing of Mario Sanders in Kansas City, Kan., was arrested in Phoenix.
Tyrone Hamilton, charged in the Dec. 24 killing of Mario Sanders in Kansas City, Kan., was arrested in Phoenix.

The man charged in a Christmas Eve homicide in Kansas City, Kan., has been arrested in Arizona, police said Wednesday.

Tyrone Hamilton is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Mario Sanders.

Sanders was killed Dec. 24 in the 2000 block of North 56th Terrace.

Hamilton is also charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Kansas City, Kan., police said he was arrested Monday in Phoenix. It was not known Wednesday when Hamilton will be returned to Kansas.

Tony Rizzo: 816-234-4435, @trizzkc

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