Man extradited from Mississippi in Arizona homicide case

Michael C. Moye

Credit: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

Michael C. Moye

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by The Associated Press

azfamily.com

Posted on August 1, 2014 at 1:17 PM

Updated Monday, Aug 4 at 10:33 AM

PHOENIX (AP) -- A suspect in a fatal shooting at a Phoenix discount store 13 years ago has been extradited from Mississippi, where he was arrested last month.
 
Phoenix police say 35-year-old Michael C. Moye was booked into the Maricopa County Jail on Thursday.

He had been held on a homicide warrant in Moss Point, Mississippi, by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office as he awaited extradition.
 
Police say Moye is believed to be one of the three men who entered a Dollar Store in west Phoenix on June 16, 2001.
 
The store clerk was assaulted and a customer -- 41-year-old Jaime Olivera-Perez -- was fatally shot. 
 
Police say the motive for the assault and shooting remain unclear.
 
They say Moye was identified as a suspect in 2012. The other two suspects remain unknown.

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