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Arizona won’t send murder suspect back to New York, citing Alvin Bragg’s ‘treatment of violent criminals’

Posted on AllSides February 22nd, 2024
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An Arizona prosecutor is refusing to extradite a man accused of murdering a woman in a hotel in New York, blaming Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg for his “treatment of violent criminals.”

Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell said in a news conference on Wednesday that her team would not be coordinating with Bragg’s to send Raad Almansoori, 26, to New York to face charges in the murder of Denisse Oleas-Arancibia, 38.

Police officials say Almansoori and Oleas-Arancibia got into a dispute over how long he could stay in the room...

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