Brutal Miami machete-attack suspect arrested in Lincoln County - KMOV.com

Brutal Miami machete-attack suspect arrested in Lincoln County

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Joseph Cabrera, 22, is charged with first degree murder and mutilation of a human body. Joseph Cabrera, 22, is charged with first degree murder and mutilation of a human body.

LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A man was recently arrested in Lincoln County, Missouri in connection with a murder that occurred in Miami, Florida in June.

Joseph Cabrera, 22, is charged with first degree murder and mutilation of a human body.

Authorities allege that Cabrera and four others attacked Amaya Guardado, 17, with machetes and buried him nearby in a shallow grave. Authorities arrested Cabrera near Elsberry, where they believe he was staying with relatives.

Cabrera is being held in the Lincoln County Jail and is awaiting extradition to Florida.

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