Man Arrested In Fairfield Councilman's Murder

LAS VEGAS (AP) - U.S. Marshals have arrested a man wanted for
the murder of a 22-year-old city councilman in Fairfield, Calif.

U.S. Marshals and Las Vegas police arrested Henry Don Williams on Saturday in Las Vegas on a murder warrant issued in the shooting death of Fairfield City Councilman Matt Garcia.

Garcia was gunned down Sept. 1 outside a friend's house in the city 40 miles northeast of San Francisco.

Police say they believe Williams and another suspect, Gene Allen Combs, intended to collect a drug debt. Police say there's no evidence Garcia was involved in drug activity.

Combs, of Suisun City, has been charged with murder.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

AP-NY-09-20-08 1854EDT


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