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Idaho State Assistant Football Coach Charged With Murder

Jun 4, 2022, 3:06 PM

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GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 03: Wide receiver Colby Pearson #3 of the Brigham Young Cougars is tackled by cornerback DaVonte' Neal #19 of the Arizona Wildcats during the college football game at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 3, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cougars defeated the Wildcats 18-16.

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State assistant football coach DaVonte’ Neal has been arrested on suspicion of killing a man in Arizona.

Pocatello police say Neal is charged with first-degree murder, drive-by-shooting and discharging a firearm at a structure in the 2017 death of Bryan T. Burns.

Neal was indicted by a grand jury in Maricopa County, Arizona, on May 16 and a warrant for his arrest was issued shortly after.

Neal is being held without bail at the Bannock County Jail in Pocatello, Idaho, awaiting extradition to Arizona.

Idaho State University officials say they intend to terminate his contract. Neal played college football at the University of Arizona.

 

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