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Amazon has refused to provide data from one of its Echo devices to the police in Arkansas.

This comes after the authorities issued a warrant for the tech giant demanding audio and other data from the device belonging to James Andrew Bates, who will go to trial in 2017 for the murder of Victor Collins.

According to a report by The Information, Collins was found dead in Bates' hot tub.

Investigators believe that the water was used to wash of any evidence of potential crime.

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