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Suspect in fatal Douglas stabbing now in custody

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DOUGLAS, Ariz. (AP) - Federal authorities say a man suspected in a fatal stabbing in southern Arizona has been arrested.

The U.S. Marshals Service said Friday that 36-year-old Israel Romo Ysea was taken into custody after he came out of a home in Douglas.

Authorities say Ysea allegedly called 911 to report a bomb threat in an effort to escape capture.

They say Ysea was wanted in connection with the Oct. 15 death of Guillermo Cruz at a Douglas home.

Authorities say Cruz allegedly was challenged to a fight by Ysea and was fatally stabbed Cruz with a knife.

Cruz later died at a hospital.

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