4 arrested in connection to murders of 2 Tempe teens

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Taylor Bush, 18; Brandon Nichols, 18; Justin Santos, 20; Montre Williams, 19 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Taylor Bush, 18; Brandon Nichols, 18; Justin Santos, 20; Montre Williams, 19 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Taylor Bush, 18 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Taylor Bush, 18 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Brandon Nichols, 18 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Brandon Nichols, 18 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Justin Santos, 20 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Justin Santos, 20 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
Montre Williams, 19 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Montre Williams, 19 (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Tempe police have arrested four people in connection to last week's double homicide at the Garden Grove Apartments.

According to Tempe police, the victims were believed to be meeting with the suspects to complete a drug transaction. 

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Neither the suspects nor the victims have any connection to the apartment complex.

There was also a third victim in the shooting but that person sustained a non-penetrating gunshot wound.

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Tempe police along with the U.S. Marshals arrested the following people:

  • 18-year-old Taylor Bush
  • 18-year-old Brandon Nichols
  • 20-year-old Justin Santos
  • 19-year-old Montre Williams

Police say that the four suspects were booked into the Tempe City Jail on two counts of first-degree murder, a count of aggravated assault and a count armed robbery. 

At this time, police have only released Santos' booking photo. They are planning to release booking photos of the other suspects at a later time.

Booking photos: Justin Santos]

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