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Detroit Woman Wanted for Murder Arrested in Morgantown


A Detroit murder suspect was arrested in Morgantown Tuesday.

According to the U.S. Marshals Service, Daquana Williams, 21, was arrested without incident at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Dunkard Avenue.

Williams is wanted by the Detroit Police Department on two counts of murder, assault with intent to murder and first degree arson.

Detroit Police said Williams and two other individuals firebombed a home using accelerants in the Hoyt area of Detroit in December. The fire killed two people in the residence, and another person survived.

The U.S. Marshals Service in Detroit was contacted by Detroit Police for assistance in locating Williams, and their three-month investigation led them to Morgantown earlier this week. The U.S. Marshals in Detroit then contacted the Mountain State Fugitive Task Force, and investigators immediately began searching for Williams.

U.S. Marshals and Task Force Officers from the Morgantown Police Department quickly identified friends and places Williams would be in the Morgantown area. After 24 hours of investigation, surveillance and interviews, Williams was taken into custody.

Williams will be charged as a fugitive from justice in Monongalia County and will await extradition to Michigan in the North Central Regional Jail.

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