Dallas couple arrested in Miss. shooting death

January 14, 2011 5:17:01 AM PST
U.S. marshals in Texas have arrested a Dallas man and woman in a December shooting death in Mississippi. The Sun Herald reports 32-year-old Michael Leon Banks of Gulfport was shot in the chest. He died a short time later at a local hospital

U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force members arrested 29-year-old Luis Almanza and 25-year-old Mariana Farias in Dallas this week. Almanza is charged with capital murder and Farias with accessory after the fact.

Police believe the two were acquainted with Banks. Both are in the custody of the Dallas County Sheriff's Office, awaiting extradition to Mississippi.


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