Jan 16, 2013 6:14 PM

Suspect used helium and bag to kill friend

UPDATE: A search warrant details that Gunn used helium and a bag to assist in his friend's suicide.

TUCSON - A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after helping his friend commit suicide.

Pima County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call to to a home and found the dead woman, 37-year-old Katherine Lemburg, laying in a bedroom.

Suspect Tyler Gunn was in the home with the victim, along with his father -- who called 911.

Gunn explained to deputies that he had gone with Lemburg to Reddington Pass, where he "participated" in her suicide, Pima County Sheriff's spokesman Tom Peine said in a release.

Gunn then explained he brought Lemburg's body back in his car and placed her body in a bedroom.

Gunn was arrested and booked on second degree murder charges.


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