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Crime Trackers: Homicide victim was wanted in UK for murder

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There are new developments in a local murder.

Andrew Johnson was killed last month on the Northeast Side of Tucson. His body was found in a wash near Sabino High School.

Pima County Sheriff's Department detectives said he was shot and they arrested Vacciana Carvel Williams a week ago.

News 4 Tucson has learned that the victim was wanted for murder out of the United Kingdom. It was through his fingerprints that Andrew Johnson was identified as a suspect in a murder.

PCSD detectives said he was a Jamaican with a passport  from the United Kingdom. He has been in the United States for one year.

Johnson lived in a townhome near Fort Lowell Road and Glenn Street. It was there where detectives said he was assaulted.

The motive, according to Det. Hector Palomino, was drugs. 

"We believe that Andrew Johnson was associated with drug trafficking," Palomino said.

Palomino said they found evidence of marijuana when they served a search warrant.

Neighbors said there was always a lot of activity going on at the house. The neighbors said it was a well-known fact among the neighbors it was a drug house.

When homicide detectives arrested Vacciana Carvel Williams on March 5, they also found pot and charged him with possession of marijuana and first-degree murder.

They also said he was Jamaican.

Now the investigation is leading them to two other men who are also Jamaican.

One goes by the name of Blue, and the other one goes by Chin or China Man.

Palomino said they were acquaintances of the victim, Andrew Johnson. They are considered persons of interest. 

"Drug trafficking is a dangerous profession," said Palomino. "We'd like to make contact with them, talk to them and get more information reference what happened and hopefully this will prevent another incident like this from happening."

Detectives need your help  to find these individuals. If you have information, you are urged to call 911. If you want to remain anonymous, call 88 CRIME. 

Detectives urge the public to call 911 if you see any suspicious activity in your neighborhood.

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