Crime

10 Craziest Phoenix Crimes of the Month: November

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3.) Mesa Man Planned "Copycat" Killing Like the Triple Murder in Phoenix, Cops Say



 

A Mesa man has been arrested in an alleged plot to kill his family, as a "copycat" of the man who murdered three family members in Phoenix before shooting himself on Tuesday.

Mesa Police Detective Steve Berry says a roommate reported 34-year-old Carlos Hillan's intentions to police, and officers arrested him Wednesday after he jumped over the back wall at his wife's house with a gas can and lighter in hand.

See also: Mesa Man Planned "Copycat" Killing Like the Triple Murder in Phoenix, Cops Say

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