PHOENIX — Phoenix police said they’ve arrested a 20-year-old man in the
drug-related shooting death of another man whose body was found on a canal bank
on the city’s west side.
Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Robert Patrick Nicolai was jailed on
suspicion of the first-degree murder of 19-year-old Isaiah Orantes
late Tuesday night.
Orantes’ body was found by a pedestrian near 47th Avenue and Cholla Street.