Arizona Murder Suspect Featured On America’s Most Wanted Arrested In North Highlands

North Highlands (CBS13) – An Arizona fugitive featured on America’s Most Wanted was arrested in North Highlands Sunday afternoon.

Zane Kiel Mason, 29, was wanted on charges of second-degree murder in Mohave, Arizona, for allegedly stabbing to death 51-year-old Gregory Zeller in his Fort Mohave home on Aug. 22, 2011.

Investigators say, Mason fled before he could be arrested, and was believed to be hiding in the Sacramento area.

The U.S. Marshals Service Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force and Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Mason in the 5000 block of Roseville Road in North Highlands.

Around 4 p.m., police spotted the suspect entering the residence from a vehicle parked in front of the home.

Police surrounded the residence and called out Mason, who complied and was arrested without any altercation.

He was booked into Sacramento County Jail and is awaiting extradition to Arizona.


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