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Brother Of Luke AFB Airman Facing Murder Charge Arrested in Arizona

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office

Authorities have arrested the brother of a man charged in the death of a Sunday school teacher whose body was recovered from the Flagstaff area a few weeks ago.

They say Samuel Gooch flew from Wisconsin to Arizona to pick up what he thought was the rifle used in the killing. He was arrested Sunday in the Phoenix area.

Authorities say they believe Samuel Gooch intended to take the rifle and possibly destroy it. His brother, an airman at Luke Air Force Base on the west side of the Phoenix area, Mark Gooch, has been charged in the death Sasha Krause. She had been living in a Mennonite community in northwestern New Mexico before she disappeared in January. Her body was found in February in the forest near Sunset Crater in northern Arizona.

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