NJ homicide suspect arrested in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A New Jersey homicide suspect was arrested last week in Newport News.

19-year-old Michael Allen, of Collingswood, New Jersey, was wanted after being charged with first-degree murder in the death of 28-year-old Lamont Demby back on October 29. Demy, of Camden, New Jersey, was found fatally shot in the area of Jackson Street and Warsaw Street in Camden around 3:20 p.m. on October 22.

Authorities didn’t say exactly where Allen was arrested in Newport News, but said it was at a home and he was taken into custody on Thursday, November 4 by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force.

He was set to be extradited back to New Jersey.

Those with information can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting www.P3tips.com and submitting a tip.

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