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Creek County Homicide Suspects Arrested In Florida

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Police in Florida arrested an 18-year-old Oklahoma man and a 15-year-old Oklahoma girl in Daytona Beach on Wednesday in connection with Creek County homicide investigation.

Daytona Police identified the pair as Robert Firethunder and Ruby Lizarraga.

The Creek County Sheriff's Office said they were looking for Firethunder in connection with the death of 18-year-old Nickolas Martinez.  His body was found September 20th in a ditch near Kellyville.

9/24/2017 Related Story: Man Wanted For Questioning In Creek County Homicide Investigation

In a news release, Daytona Beach Police said Firethunder and the girl were arrested at a Daytona Beach home after Creek County notified their department, the pair would be picking up some money from a local resident.

Daytona Beach Police Chief Craig Capri said as officers began surveillance on the home, a pickup with Oklahoma tags pulled up and a teenager came out of the home and got in.  

Captri says officers stopped the truck after a short pursuit and arrested the Oklahoma teen.  He says the department's SWAT officers then arrested Firethunder after he showed up at the home in another vehicle.

Both were booked into the Volusia County jail and awaiting extradition back to Oklahoma.

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