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Two Men Arrested In Connection With The Murder Of CSUN Student

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Two men are reported to have been arrested in connection with the death of a CSU Northridge student whose body was discovered near the 10 Freeway in Palm Desert on Thursday night.Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, aged 23, disappeared over a month ago after selling his car on Craigslist. According to a report on, the two men arrested in connection with Alkadi's death were allegedly involved in the sale of the car. This would seemingly contradict initial reports that the transaction was not linked to his disappearance. A third suspect is also currently being sought in the case, and police reportedly know who they are looking for.

The report also states that the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office may be looking into possibly pushing for the death penalty in the case.

The LAPD has yet to comment on the arrests, and Chief Charlie Beck is expected to hold a press conference on Monday to discuss the case.

Alkadi is one of seven siblings from a "well-known family in Saudi Arabia" and has been studying in the United States since 2010. His remains are to be flown back to Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

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Update [4:45]: The LAPD has confirmed the arrests of two suspects.