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Wake Authorities Arrest Suspect In Double Murder

Posted February 25, 2005 4:07 a.m. EST

— Wake County sheriff deputies have made an arrest in a double homicide.

Antonio Bautista Pineda was arrested about 1:15 a.m. Friday in Robeson County.

The 19-year-old is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Leobardo Espinoza Bedolla amd Araceli Torres Morales.

Authorities found both victims on Feb. 21 near a cell phone tower on Louisburg Road.

Pineda, who also goes by Arsenio Calderon Sanchez, is being held at the Wake County Jail without bond.