UPDATE: Man wanted for Vidalia double homicide arrested in Arizona

Law enforcement officials are continuing to investigate a domestic dispute that resulted in the death of a 24-year-old woman and her mother, according to news outlet WGXA.
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Law enforcement officials are continuing to investigate a domestic dispute that resulted in the death of a 24-year-old woman and her mother, according to news outlet WGXA.

A man wanted in connection with a double homicide in Vidalia is in custody after being arrested in Flagstaff, Arizona, according to multiple news reports.

Joshua Sanders, 27, of Birmingham, Alabama, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday, WTOC reported, citing the GBI. He will be extradited to Georgia, WMAZ reported.

Sanders was charged with two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of felony murder, two counts of possession of a firearm during certain crimes and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, the news outlets reported.

Law enforcement officials are continuing to investigate the incident that resulted in the death of a 24-year-old woman and her mother, according to news outlet WGXA.

Vidalia Police Department officers were dispatched about 12:55 p.m. Jan. 6 in the 800 block of East 5th Street, according to a news release from the GBI.

Before they arrived, a second 911 call was received.

Upon their arrival, officers found Latorey Denise Harden deceased and Pamela Harden, 42, in critical condition, according to the GBI. Pamela Harden was brought to Memorial Health in Savannah, where she later died.

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Sanders, who reportedly knew the victims, was seen leaving the scene in a blue 2021 Nissan Rogue with a busted window, the news outlets reported. The vehicle, which belonged to Pamela Harden, had a Georgia license plate, RRX1184. The vehicle was recovered Sunday in Birmingham, WTOC reported.

If you have any information about this investigation, please contact the GBI Eastman office at 478-374-6988 or Vidalia Police Department at 912-537-4123. Tips also can be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS(8477), online at https://gbi.georgia.gov/submit-tips-online, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

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