Fugitive wanted in New Jersey, New Mexico homicides caught in St. Louis
03/10/2021 12:09 pm PST
ST. LOUIS (TCD) --
Authorities apprehended a New Jersey man in Missouri Wednesday, suspected in an East Greenwich, New Jersey murder, and considered a person of interest in a quadruple homicide in New Mexico.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 47-year-old Sean Lannon was arrested in St. Louis on Wednesday morning by the U.S. Marshals’ St. Louis Metro Fugitive Task Force.
On Tuesday, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office released an official public bulletin asking for people's help locating Lannon, wanted for questioning in a March 8 East Greenwich homicide. Authorities have not identified that victim.
Lannon was considered armed and dangerous. NJ.com reports Lannon had last been seen on March 8 at 3 p.m. near the Walter Rand Transportation Center in Camden, N.J.
The Prosecutor's Office described Lannon as a bald white man with blue eyes, standing 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighing around 140-165 pounds.
According to the Associated Press, four bodies were found in a parking garage at the Albuquerque International Sunport airport on Friday, March 5. One of the victims was Lannon's ex-wife Jennifer Lannon, 39. The other three victims were identified as Matthew Miller, 21; Jesten Mata, 40; and Randal Apostalon, 60.
On February 9, the Grants Police Department released a bulletin announcing that Matthew Miller had been missing since January.
A day later, the Grants Police Department posted on social media that Jennifer Lannon and Mata were wanted in connection with Miller's disappearance.
On February 26, the Grants Police said Daniel Lemos was wanted for questioning in the disappearance of Miller, Jennifer Lannon, and Mata.
NJ.com reported that Sean Lannon lived in Grants, New Mexico, and he and Jennifer Lannon divorced in 2019.
The Lannons, originally from South Jersey, divorced in 2019, with a judge ruling in favor of Sean Lannon. Authorities have confirmed that the children are safe.
- Police arrest man suspected in NJ slaying and 4 deaths in NM - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
- Sean Michael Lannon, suspect in 5 killings, captured by police in Missouri - NJ.com
- Armed, dangerous suspect sought in N.J. killing, quadruple homicide in New Mexico, cops say - NJ.com
- Police: 4 found dead in car at Albuquerque airport garage - Associated Press
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