Cedar City Murder Suspect Arrested in Colorado


GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (ABC4 Utah)- Monday night officials with the Grand Junction Police Department arrested a suspect wanted for a murder in Cedar City.

Cedar City police say 27-year-old Mark Mair and 19-year-old Elcha Hatch were arrested on warrants around 9 p.m. in Grand Junction.

Hatch is believed to be the female who drove the getaway car on Sunday after police say Mair shot and killed 34-year-old Justin Hanna.

Police say her mother, Michelle Partridge, and Robert Schnexayder assisted Mair and Hatch’s escape to Grand Junction.

They were taken into custody by the Utah Highway Patrol and held on arrest warrants for obstruction of justice.

Mair is being held in Mesa County Jail on a warrant for aggravated murder, aggravated burglary, and seven counts of felony discharge of a firearm.

Hatch was arrested by Mesa County officials on a warrant for obstruction of justice.

This is an ongoing investigation. ABC4 will post updates as they become available. 

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