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Man arrested for two homicides two hours apart in Tucson area

Posted: 6:18 PM, Feb 23, 2017
Updated: 2017-02-24 07:15:05-05

A man has been arrested in connection with two homicides that happened within two and a half hours of each other on February 20.

Authorities arrested 30-year-old Roque Gutierrez for the murder of 37-year-old Saul Saucedo-Zavala in the Pima County Sheriffs Department jurisdiction.

That homicide happened around 12 p.m. in the 10400 block of South Epperson Lane.

Two and half hours later, Tucson Police Department officers responded to a homicide in the 5200 block of South Fletcher just after 2:30 p.m.

The victim in the TPD case was 35-year-old Eulises Echevarria. 

Gutierrez is being held on a $1,000,000 cash bond.