Arrest in Tucson homicide; Fatal motorcycle crash; Helicopter crash; Border tunnel discovered; Border ammo bust

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The name of the man arrested in Sunday's homicide on South Columbus Boulevard was released Monday. It's 57-year-old Ray Segala. He's facing first degree murder and kidnapping.

Police found a dead body at Columbus and 29th Street. The victim is a 59-year-old man.

They believe Segala got into a fight with him at the apartment, beat him up and killed him.


A motorcyclist died Monday morning after a collision on Prince Road near I-10.

The 27-year-old man was riding west on Prince when a 50-year-old woman in an SUV driving toward him turned right into him.

The motorcyclist had a green light.  He was not wearing a helmet and died at the hospital.

No word yet on possible charges for the woman, or a name on the man who died.


The initial government report is in on the helicopter crash that killed the pilot working for the Pima County Sheriff's department.

The report confirms pilot Loren Leonberger was trying to land the chopper on Waterman Peak. Passengers inside say it bounced or lifted off, began to spin, tumbled and slid about 120 feet down the face of the peak.

Three others aboard were injured, two seriously.

A final report from the National Transportation Safety board could come in about two years.


Another smuggling tunnel was discovered by border patrol.

A hand dug tunnel was located under the Deconcini port employee parking lot, from a drainage system in Mexico.

The entrance was hidden by a mound of dirt and a concrete core, and it was still under construction.


And Customs and Border Protection Officers made a large scale ammunition bust at the border.

A 19-year-old man from Tucson had 580 boxes of ammo hidden in quarter panels of the vehicle he was trying to sneak across.

That was a total of 8700 rounds of 7.62 caliber ammo. He and his passenger, an 18-year-old woman were arrested.