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Man who was arrested for having sex on Las Vegas Ferris wheel killed in carjacking near strip club

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HOUSTON, Texas — A man who made national news last month when he was caught having sex on the Ferris wheel on the Las Vegas Strip was killed over the weekend in a carjacking after picking up his fiancée from the Houston strip club where she worked, according to KTRK.

Police say Phil Panzica, 27, and his fiancée had just left a strip club in Houston around 5 a.m. Saturday when Panzica was killed inside her vehicle.

He was shot multiple times and killed by one of two suspects who were in the back seat of his fiancée’s vehicle.

Panzica’s fiancée was then told to get out of the car and the suspects took off.

The men then allegedly dumped Panzica’s body on the side of the road. The woman, who has not been identified, eventually flagged down a bus.

The two suspects, Bryant Watts and Arron Jones, were later caught and arrested. They have been charged with capital murder.

Panzica made headlines in February when he was arrested for having sex with a woman on a Ferris wheel in Las Vegas — the same day he planned to marry another woman. It isn’t clear if the fiancée who was in the vehicle with him when he was killed was the same woman.