FORT MOHAVE, Ariz. — Authorities say a third suspect has been arrested in a double homicide case in the Fort Mohave area.

Mohave County Sheriff’s officials say 28-year-old Jose Eduardo Vizcara of Bullhead City is being held on suspicion of two counts each of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, kidnapping and abandoning a dead body.

Two other suspects — a man and woman from Bullhead City — were arrested earlier this month on similar charges and remain jailed.

Two dead bodies were found Jan. 10 near a burned vehicle in a desert area east of Fort Mohave.

They were later identified the victims as 51-year-old Mona Carter and 22-year-old Daryl Ward, both of Bullhead City.

Sheriff’s officials say investigators have been looking into a possible drug connection surrounding the homicides.

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