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Tucson police: Man arrested in fatal stabbing of woman and carjacking
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Tucson police: Man arrested in fatal stabbing of woman and carjacking

Suspect Bruce Fairbanks Spring was arrested by authorities in Globe on Monday.

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Bruce Fairbanks Spring

A 34-year-old man sought by Tucson police in connection with the stabbing death of a woman at a motel and a later carjacking has been arrested.

Bruce Fairbanks Spring was arrested Monday afternoon by authorities in Globe after a short pursuit, Tucson police said in a news release Monday. He was booked into jail to await his return to Tucson.

Tucson police officers were called to the Terrace Motel, 631 W. Miracle Mile, early Sunday, March 7, for a report of a stabbing.

At the motel, officers located a woman with numerous lacerations and stab wounds. She was given first aid at the scene and taken to Banner-University Medical Center, where she was later pronounced dead.

He participated in the Mississippi Freedom Summer in 1964 and entered the medical field to help close the healthcare disparity gap for Blacks.

Police have identified her as Nicole Collins, 21.

While police were investigating the stabbing, a carjacking was reported south of the motel. Police have determined that Spring committed the carjacking, police said.

Anyone with information should call 911.


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