Suspect arrested for fatally stabbing pregnant Lyft driver

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This photo provided by the La Paz County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona shows Fabian Durazo. Durazo, a Lyft rider in suburban Phoenix stabbed his pregnant driver, killing the woman and her unborn child before stealing her vehicle and driving nearly 150 miles before being arrested near the California line, authorities said Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. […]

A man suspected of fatally stabbing his pregnant driver, killing the woman and her unborn child before stealing her vehicle, has been booked into a Phoenix jail.
    
TV video showed 20-year-old Fabian Durazo arriving at the Maricopa County jail Thursday morning.
    
Durazo had been held at a La Paz County jail since last Sunday on suspicion of two counts of first-degree murder and one count each of kidnapping and armed robbery.
    
He was arrested near Quartzsite, nearly 150 miles away from the Tempe apartment complex parking lot where 39-year-old Lyft driver Kristina Howato was stabbed.
    
Howato was in her third trimester of pregnancy and police say she and her unborn child died at a hospital.
    
Police believe Durazo planned to steal Howato’s SUV and she was stabbed in a struggle.
 

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