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Suspect arrested in death of man at Gilbert group home

Christopher Lambeth (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Photo)

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in connection with the death of a man at a group home in Gilbert, according to police.

They said 37-year-old Christopher Lambeth has been jailed on suspicion of second-degree murder.

Police responded to an unknown trouble call at the group home facility around 5 a.m. Monday.

When officers arrived, they reported finding 49-year-old Steven Howells dead inside the home.

Police said Howells had obvious injuries, but no details were immediately released.

It’s unclear if Lambeth has a lawyer yet and police said they still are trying to determine what led to the incident.

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