N. California murder suspect arrested in Utah

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah (KSL) – An 18-year-old man suspected of killing three people, including a 16-year-old girl, at a rural Native American reservation in Northern California has been captured in Utah.

Police in Tooele County, Utah arrested Mauricio Eduardo Johnson of Loleta on Thursday after a short chase.

Two people traveling in a separate vehicle were also detained.

Johnson is wanted for the murder of three people Wednesday at a home on the Rohnerville Rancheria Reservation.

Two juveniles were found unhurt in the home and were placed in safe custody.

Johnson was arrested on a murder warrant and is being held without bail.

Other details, including whether Johnson was related to the victims or the motive for the killings, are unclear.

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