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Murder suspect taken into custody near fed. courthouse

Posted: 12:43 PM, Apr 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-16 17:55:03-04
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — The U.S. Metro Fugitive Task Force say a suspect wanted for his connection to a 2016 murder in Mississippi was taken into custody in Lincoln after he was observed "acting suspiciously near the federal courthouse." Law enforcement says the arrest was a good example of teamwork among agencies.

They say 25-year-old Stephon Clay was arrested without incident near the 4600 block of Orchard Street and is currently awaiting extradition, back to Mississippi.

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The Lincoln and Lancaster County Narcotics Task Force and Lincoln's PD unit also assisted in the arrest.

“This arrest is a good example of the cooperation and communication between our task forces and fellow law enforcement partners. It’s always a win-win when we can take a suspected murderer off the street and go home safely to our families.”
U.S. Marshal for the District of Nebraska Scott Kracl