3 suspects arrested in double homicide of Montgomery Co. HS students

From Left to Right: Edgar Garcia, Roger Garcia, Jose Canales-Yanez (Courtesy: MoCo Police)

Montgomery Co. Police held a press conference on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. to announce three arrests in the murders of Shadi Adi Najjar and Artem S. Ziberov.

ABC7's Brad Bell was first to report that three suspects were in custody.

The suspects, 25-year-old Jose Canales-Yanez, 19-year-old Roger Garcia, and his brother 24-year-old Edgar Garcia-Gaona, are all facing first-degree murder charges.

Two of the three suspects are U.S. citizens, while the third is a "lawful permanent resident," sources tell ABC7 reporter Kevin Lewis.

Police said it appeared the teens' deaths were in retaliation for a robbery committed against the girlfriend of one of the suspects.

All three suspects live in Montgomery County, according to Lewis.

On Friday, police announced that the murder was not believed to be random.

Watch the full press conference below.

This story has been updated.

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