Register | Forgot Your Password? | Close

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Police have arrested two ex-convicts in the 2008 drug-related shooting death of an Arizona State University student.

Police said 29-year-old Rory Gene Coriell and 27-year-old William Hayden Crawford are jailed on suspicion of first-degree murder in the killing of 25-year-old Zachary Rowe, whose body was found in his burning rented home.

A police affidavit said the fire was set.

The affidavit also said investigators found large amounts of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia in the home and that informants said Rowe was a marijuana dealer.

Department of Corrections records indicated Coriell was released from prison in March after serving sentences on marijuana and weapons convictions.

Department records said Crawford was released in November after serving time on a drug conviction.

Associated Press,

share this story:
Attention Comment Users: We have recently changed our comments boards.
We would like you to be part of the conversation and The Voice of Arizona by logging in with your Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Disqus account. Existing KTAR (Arizona Sports) account members will need to create a Disqus account or use one of the aforementioned social media logins. Thank you.
comments powered by Disqus

World Class Arizona

  • Dignity Health

    World Class People. World Class Company. Excellent care, delivered with compassion, for all in need.

Voice For A Better Arizona

  • Family in Focus

    KTAR spends the week taking a look at the issues a modern Arizona family faces.