Bond Set At $750K For Man Accused Of Killing Woman, 2 Girls

Arzel Ivery Charged In Deaths Of Amarah Banks, Her 2 Children Zaniya Ivery And Camaria Banks

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Zaniya Ivery, Camaria Banks and Amarah Banks
Five-year-old Zaniya Ivery, 4-year-old Camaria Banks, and 26-year-old Amarah Banks can be seen in these two photos. Photos courtesy of the Milwaukee Police Department.

A $750,000 cash bond has been set for a Milwaukee man accused of strangling his girlfriend and her two young daughters.

Arzel Ivery is charged in the deaths of 26-year-old Amarah Banks, 5-year-old Zaniya Ivery and 4-year-old Camaria Banks.

Their burned bodies were found Sunday in a Milwaukee garage.

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Ivery was arrested in Tennessee.

A criminal complaint says Ivery told investigators he fought with Banks before killing her. He said he told the girls their mother wanted them in heaven too before strangling them as well.

A judge ordered a public defender be appointed for Ivery.

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