Christmas Eve Killings: 3 suspects arrested in Anchorage double homicide

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A spokeswoman for the Anchorage Police Department says a third man connected to a Christmas Eve double homicide is in custody.

    Renee Oistad says 19-year-old Deanthony Malik Harris was arrested Monday.

    He's charged with two counts of second-degree murder and single counts of armed robbery and burglary in the deaths of 32-year-old Danielle Brooks and 38-year-old Christopher Brooks.

    The couple was shot around 4 p.m. Dec. 24 at their northeast Anchorage home.

    Police say Harris, 20-year-old Jaylyn Franklin and 22-year-old Lamarkus Mann knew Christopher Brooks and went to his home to rob him.

    Police say Mann first shot Danielle Brooks. During a struggle over his gun, shots mortally wounded Christopher Brooks and struck Harris.

    Harris was arrested Monday at an Anchorage hospital. Online court records do not list his attorney.

    Police arrested Franklin on Monday and Mann on Tuesday morning.

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