|Image: Tempe police|
Police captured a mentally ill man this morning in Tempe who stands accused of bludgeoning to death his mother and 14-year-old nephew.
Phoenix police report this afternoon that Erick Lampert, 35, was caught in near 8600 South River in Tempe it was reported that someone suspicious was trespassing. Police credit a "very sharp" police operator, Alex Stetson, for helping keep the man detained long enough for Phoenix detectives to made an ID.
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Police found the body of the boy, Logan Lampert, on Saturday in a dumpster.