3 Coloradans arrested in death of man found in Kansas field

October 9, 2018

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities in northern Colorado have arrested three people in the death of a man whose body was found in a field in Kansas.

The Coloradoan reports 26-year-old Emilio Nunez-Bahena, 24-year-old Veronica Nunez and 45-year-old Emilio Nunez-Torrez were arrested in Fort Collins early Saturday on suspicion of first-degree murder.

A farmer in southwest Kansas contacted local police after finding a body in a field Oct. 1. The victim, 21-year-old Bayron Diaz-Bautista, of Fort Collins, had been shot multiple times.

Melissa Underwood, a spokeswoman for the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, says the three suspects knew Diaz-Bautista and were living in Fort Collins when they were arrested. They are expected to be extradited to Kansas.

Jail documents do not indicate if the three have hired attorneys.


Information from: Fort Collins Coloradoan, http://www.coloradoan.com

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