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By C.J. BAKER
Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Kidnapping, attempted murder suspect arrested in Powell, awaiting hearing

POWELL — Authorities allege that a truck driver arrested in Powell this month kidnapped and tried murdering a female passenger outside Thermopolis.

 

April 25, 2018



POWELL — Authorities allege that a truck driver arrested in Powell this month kidnapped and tried murdering a female passenger outside Thermopolis.

Hugo A. Luna Aguero, 45, is facing felony charges in Hot Springs County of attempted first-degree murder and kidnapping. Luna, of Peoria, Arizona, is alleged to have strangled a woman he’d picked up in Glendale, Arizona, and left her in a ditch along Wyoming Highway 120.

Luna remained in jail in Thermopolis on Monday, with bail set at $500,000 cash while he awaits a preliminary hearing, which will determine if there is enough evidence for hi...



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