Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Md. murder suspect returned to U.S.

A Maryland man wanted for murder has been arrested in Canada and returned to the United States.

U.S. authorities took custody of 46-year-old Benjamin Moore at a Niagara Falls border crossing Friday following a traffic stop Monday by police across the border.

Moore is wanted by the St. Mary's County sheriff's department in connection with the death of Devon Andrea Baker. The 37-year-old had been missing more than a week when a fisherman found her body Sunday in a brook near a Princeton, N.J., country club.

Customs and Border Protection agents preserved Moore's vehicle as a possible crime scene.

Moore, of Lexington Park, Md., is awaiting extradition to his home state, where he's charged with second-degree murder. Federal authorities say they don't know if has a lawyer.

-- Associated Press

By Washington Post Editors  |  July 30, 2010; 11:42 AM ET
Categories:  Around the World , Homicide , St. Mary's , Updates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: Flea, tick supplies taken from Va. Petco
Next: Guilty plea in D.C. 'skimming' case

No comments have been posted to this entry.

The comments to this entry are closed.

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company