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Ricardo Cueto is accused of killing Mussie Ogbai Gebregziabher in Overland (Credit: Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis) Ricardo Cueto is accused of killing Mussie Ogbai Gebregziabher in Overland (Credit: Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis)

OVERLAND, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The Major Case Squad in Overland has arrested a suspect they say killed a 26-year-old on Sunday. 

Police say the victim, Mussie Ogbai Gebregziabher, was shot and killed at a home in the 2400 block of Leslie on Sunday. 

A few hours after the investigation launched, authorities arrested Ricardo Cueto, 25, in connection to the murder. He was taken into custody after being found at a motel in Springfield, Illinois.Authorities said a handgun was also found in the motel room.

Cueto has been charged with murder in the first degree and armed criminal action. He is being held on a $50,000 bond. 

Fifteen investigators for the Major Case Squad are working the investigation.

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