February 29, 2024

An NBA G League basketball participant and one other girl had been charged Sunday with finishing up a homicide plot in opposition to a feminine sufferer in Nevada, per Las Vegas police.

Likelihood Comanche, 27, was arrested Friday on a first-degree kidnapping cost and booked into the Sacramento County Jail in California, in accordance with on-line jail information. His girlfriend, Sakari Harnden, 19, was arrested on a kidnapping cost Wednesday and was booked into the Clark County Detention Heart in Nevada.

On Sunday, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police mentioned Comanche and Harnden “had been accountable for the homicide” of the girl.

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Likelihood Comanche, 27, was arrested Friday on a first-degree kidnapping cost and booked into the Sacramento County Jail in California, in accordance with on-line jail information. (Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports activities)

“Two people have been arrested in reference to the disappearance and killing of a 23-year-old feminine after executing homicide plan,” police mentioned in a publish on X, previously Twitter, together with an announcement.

Police recognized the sufferer as Marayna Rodgers. She vanished on Dec. 5 after hanging out with associates and assembly with Harnden, who purchased Comanche together with her, police mentioned.

“Early within the investigation, detectives suspected foul play and obtained proof to arrest Harnden and her boyfriend Comanche for his or her position within the kidnapping and disappearance of Rodgers,” police mentioned.

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Comanche is being held with out bail. His subsequent courtroom date is ready for Wednesday. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Photos)

“Primarily based on info obtained after the arrest of [Harnden] and Comanche, detectives had been capable of get well human stays in a desert space in Henderson, Nevada. The stays had been later recognized by the Clark County Coroner to be of Marayna Rodgers,” police mentioned.

Comanche is being held with out bail. His subsequent courtroom date is ready for Wednesday.

He performed for the Sacramento Kings’ G League affiliate, the Stockton Kings. The staff launched Comanche after the arrest was made.

The Kings and the NBA didn’t instantly reply a request for remark from Fox Information Digital.

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Sakari Harnden, 19, was arrested within the loss of life of a Nevada girl. (Las Vegas police)

Comanche had performed a G League sport in opposition to the developmental staff, the G League Ignite, in Henderson, Nevada, on Dec. 5, which was the night time earlier than Rodgers went lacking. The Kings performed the Rip Metropolis Remix in Portland on Dec. 7, and Comanche was current for the sport.

Harnden’s bail at a downtown Las Vegas jail was set at $500,000. A prison criticism acknowledged that Harnden held or detained Rodgers in opposition to her will and with out her consent for the aim of killing her and/or inflicting bodily hurt.

Comanche, a 6-foot-10-inch middle who went undrafted out of the College of Arizona, made a single look within the NBA with the Portland Path Blazers throughout the 2022-2023 season.

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He’s made 24 appearances for the Stockton Kings over the previous two seasons, together with 13 this yr, averaging 14 factors, 7.0 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.4 blocks per sport.

Fox Information’ Scott Thompson contributed to this report.