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Man Arrested in Connection with July 2013 Murder at CWU

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OTHELLO, WA - A 21-year-old man is in custody wanted on a homicide warrant out of Kittitas County.

U.S. Marshals arrested Michael Barajas in Othello.

Barajas is accused of stabbing and killing Hector Mejia Villa on the Central Washington University campus last July. Officials said Hector Mejia Villa was stabbed in a CWU parking lot and later died in a Kittitas hospital.

Investigators believe the stabbing was gang related.

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