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Man linked to 2012 murder found, arrested

Man linked to 2012 murder found, arrested

CREATED Mar 21, 2013

Web Producer: Janice Yu

PINAL COUNTY, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - A 28-year-old man was arrested Thursday for the fatal shooting of a woman in San Tan Valley in November 2012, according to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.

According to officials with the Pinal County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Marshal's Service tracked Cory D. Allen and arrested him in Leadville, CO., on March 8.

Allen, was extradited to Pinal County and booked into the Pinal County Adult Detention Center. He is charged with first degree murder and kidnapping.

According to deputies, Linda Perelli-Brown was gunned down inside her home last November.

"Thanks to the hard work of our Homicide Unit and the persistence of the U.S. Marshals Service, this killer is now in custody and will hopefully face the death penalty for this senseless crime," wrote Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu in a press release.