Newark murder suspect — one of FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives — arrested in Maryland
03/08/2019 7:49 am PST
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, Md. -- (WPIX) -- The FBI can check one of its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives off the list.
Lamont Stephenson was arrested by Prince George's County Police Department in Maryland early Thursday morning when officers were investigating a reported suspicious vehicle, according to a law enforcement source.
The Metropolitan Police Department in Washington also have a warrant out for Stephenson's arrest in connection to the fatal stabbing of 40-year-old Natina Kiah, according to police spokesperson Kristen Metzger. Police discovered the body of the woman and her cat when responding to a welfare call at a residence Wednesday night, hours before Stephenson was discovered in Maryland.
Stephenson was charged in 2014 in the death of his fiancée, Olga DeJesus, and her chihuahua, according to an FBI press release.
Stephenson is accused of asphyxiating DeJesus, a mother of two, and her dog on October 17, 2014, in the Newark, New Jersey, apartment they shared.
Stephenson was last seen at Newark Penn Station Bus and Train Terminal the day of DeJesus' death, according to the release.
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