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The Latest: Suspect in marshal’s killing ordered held

December 4, 2018

This undated photo released by the Pima County Sheriff's Department shows Ryan Phillip Schlesinger. A deputy U.S. marshal serving a fugitive arrest warrant against Schlesinger, accused of stalking a female police sergeant after she seized a handgun and ammunition from him last year, has been shot and killed outside a Tucson, Arizona house. Chase White, 41, was shot while serving the warrant Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. White died later at a hospital, the U.S. Marshals Service in Washington said Friday. The suspect, Schlesinger, was arrested after an hour-long standoff at the home. (Pima County Sheriff's Department via AP)

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a deputy U.S. marshal killed last week in Tucson: (all times local):

3:50 p.m.

A federal court spokesman says the man arrested in last week’s killing of a deputy U.S marshal in Tucson has been held without bond pending a grand jury hearing.

Cosme Lopez of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Arizona says a federal magistrate on Tuesday ordered Ryan Phillip Schlesinger to remain behind bars.

The warrant for Schlesinger’s arrest late Thursday accuses him of first-degree murder of a federal officer.

Deputy Marshal Chase White was shot that evening trying to deliver a fugitive warrant to Schlesinger for stalking a female police sergeant. White died at a hospital.

Schlesinger was arrested after a standoff at a Tucson home.

Court filings accuse Schlesinger of harassing the woman and other officers for months after seizing his handgun and specialized ammunition during an earlier arrest.


10:45 a.m.

A public memorial service has been organized for the deputy U.S. marshal who was killed last week serving a fugitive arrest warrant.

The Tucson office of the U.S. Marshals Service said Tuesday that the gathering to remember Chase White will begin at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Tucson Convention Center.

The 41-year-old White was shot Thursday when he and other members of the Marshals Service were delivering a warrant to Ryan Phillip Schlesinger for stalking a female police sergeant. White died later at a hospital.

White had a wife and four children. He was an Air Force reservist set to leave for deployment this week.

Schlesinger was arrested on a warrant accusing him of first-degree murder of a federal officer. A detention hearing for the 26-year-old was scheduled for Tuesday.

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