Teen murder suspect captured in P/L area

Joshua Cade Richardson

Lawmen have taken a 14-year-old boy suspected in a murder in Concho into custody.

On the morning of Tuesday, Oct. 3, a burglary was reported at a residence in Concho. The Apache County Sheriff’s Office responded to the residence to investigate and discovered a body.  The Arizona Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division was asked to be the lead investigative agency.

The suspect, Joshua Cade Richardson, was taken into custody at approximately 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Pinetop-Lakeside area by DPS detectives. He was hungry and thirsty, but otherwise in good health. He surrendered without incident.

DPS officials said the boy would be booked for first degree murder and burglary.