Suspect arrested in February 2019 fatal shooting in Phoenix

Posted 1/20/21

PHOENIX (AP) — A suspect in a homicide case from last year in Phoenix has been arrested, according to police.

They said 40-year-old William McCoy was taken into custody Tuesday with the help of …

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Suspect arrested in February 2019 fatal shooting in Phoenix

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PHOENIX (AP) — A suspect in a homicide case from last year in Phoenix has been arrested, according to police.

They said 40-year-old William McCoy was taken into custody Tuesday with the help of the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force.

McCoy is jailed on suspicion of murder.

Police said 24-year-old Abdulai Sesay was one of two men found shot in a vehicle last Feb. 3.

Sesay was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said witnesses reported a verbal argument occurred prior to the shooting and the suspects fled in a vehicle.

A month later, detectives developed probable cause for the arrest of two suspects including McCoy, but he couldn’t be located.

It was unclear Wednesday if McCoy has a lawyer yet who can speak on his behalf.

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