CONCHO, Ariz. - Authorities say a 14-year-old boy sought in the shooting death of a woman in eastern Arizona has been taken into custody.
The Navajo County Sheriff's Office said the teen is a suspect in the killing of 54-year-old TerriLynne Collins during a struggle at her family's getaway property and future retirement home. Deputies said they took Joshua Cade Richardson into custody without incident Wednesday evening.
According to the Department of Public Safety, the juvenile was hungry and thirsty, but otherwise in good health. He will be booked on an arrest warrant for first degree murder and burglary in the first degree.
Phoenix-area lawyer Ernest Collins says he was on the phone with his wife who had called him as she went to a trailer on the rural property 160 miles northeast of Phoenix in response to a text for help from the couple's 18-year-old daughter.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.