Scottsdale Man Found Guilty of Premeditated Murder of Tribal Police Officer
PHOENIX – Earlier this week, Elijah Loren Arthur, Sr., 34, of Scottsdale, Ariz., was found guilty by a federal jury of first-degree murder and using a firearm in a crime of violence resulting in the death of Officer Jair Cabrera, of the Salt River Police Department. The case was tried before U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logan from Sept. 1-16, 2015. The defendant is being held after trial.
Sentencing is set before Judge Logan on November 30, 2015.