Fugitive couple facing murder charges may be getting help from white supremacists, authorities say

(CNN)One of the people accused of killing a 72-year-old man and overpowering two security officers to escape custody has been added to the US Marshals Service’s list of the 15 most wanted fugitives. “I don’t think there’s a question that there are people that are assisting in harboring these individuals, and it is a felony,” he said. Authorities believe on the day of their escape, the couple drove the hijacked van to a remote area in northeast Arizona to meet with a new person and get a new vehicle. They then left the van with the guards behind. The guards managed to free themselves after a few hours, and they notified the Apache County Sheriff’s Department, Gonzales had said. By …

Married couple accused of murder had an 8-hour head start after escape, authorities say

(CNN)A husband and wife accused of killing a 72-year-old man overpowered two security guards in Utah and tied them up in a van, giving the couple hours of head start on authorities trying to recapture them. “And once they got over to the side of the road, they were able to overpower them, bind them and threw them in the back of the van they were in,” said David Gonzales, US Marshal for the district of Arizona. It took time for the guards to free themselves, Assistant Chief Deputy US Marshal Van Bayless said. By the time they called law enforcement, six to eight hours had passed, he said. The couple allegedly had help After the couple tied up the …