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Suspect in Louisiana homicide arrested in AZ

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PRESCOTT, AZ (CBS5) -

A Louisiana homicide suspect was arrested in Prescott Valley on Thursday night after being on the run for two months.

U.S. Marshals and members of an Arizona task force arrested Harold Brinkley, who was sought for the April 13 killing of Jamary Quincy Wafer in Tallulah, LA.

Wafer and five suspects, including Brinkley, checked into a motel in Tallulah on April 13, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

Wafer's partially burned body was found on a nearby street the next day, believed to be the victim of a dispute over stolen drugs, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

Four people were arrested, but Brinkley fled across the country.

U.S. Marshals learned Brinkley was staying with family members in Prescott and relayed the information to local law enforcement. Brinkley was arrested without incident, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.

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