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Police arrest man in killing of Las Vegas roommate

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Zachary Drey (Source: LVMPD) Zachary Drey (Source: LVMPD)
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A man suspected of killing his roommate in Las Vegas in May was taken into custody in California, according to Las Vegas Metro police.

25-year-old Zachary Drey was taken into custody by members of a Criminal Apprehension Team from Los Angeles and California Highway Patrol Officers at a truck stop in San Bernardino on June 9, police said.

[RELATED: Police searching for man suspected in roommate's killing in east Vegas]

Police said Drey was extradited back to Las Vegas and booked into the Clark County Detention Center on June 29. He faces one count of murder with a deadly weapon and one count of robbery with a deadly weapon.

Police believe Drey killed his roommate in the 3800 block of Maryland Parkway, near Flamingo Road. The victim, Clifton Jade-Alexander Taylor, was found deceased at an apartment complex with multiple stab wounds.

Officers found Taylor at the apartment after a person informed police that Drey admitted to killing him.

Drey is scheduled to appear in court on July 3.

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