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Prosecutors: Man arrested in Paradise Valley, Ariz., killings was freed from jail weeks before
PHOENIX (AP) ' The Maricopa County Attorney's Office in Arizona says a man arrested this week in connection with the killings of a Paradise Valley couple was jailed in December but was released days later because prosecutors needed more time to develop their case. The Arizona Republic reports Michael Crane was booked into Maricopa County Jail on suspicion of eight felonies including illegally possessing weapons and body armor.
The 31-year-old Crane was arrested on two counts each of first-degree murder, kidnapping, and armed robbery, and one count each of burglary and arson in connection with the deaths of Lawrence and Glenna Shapiro.
Four others were also arrested in connection with the case.