Phoenix police arrest second suspect William Arthur Wright in Uzi murder of Bethany Lewin

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department has announced that a second suspect was arrested in connection with the murder of 32-year-old Bethany Lewin .

Twenty-year-old William Arthur Wright was arrested Thursday in connection with Lewin's murder. He is facing charges of first degree murder, first degree burglary, theft and a weapons violation.

At this time, police say the believe Wright and Ernest Lee McAllum, the suspect already arrested, had planned to rob and kill Lewin, though a motive is unclear.

Lewin was shot with an Uzi in her mother's home on Nov. 1.

Witnesses on the property were able to identify and help police arrest McAllum, who was arrested the day after the murder.

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