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Homicide suspect from Philadelphia arrested in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

The U.S. Marshals Service – Western District of North Carolina's Violent Offender Task Force arrested John Claybourne in Charlotte Friday morning.

The arrest followed a multi-state and multi-agency investigation with the Eastern Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force and the Philadelphia Police Department.   

U.S. Marshals and Mecklenburg County deputies made a traffic stop in the 5200 block of Rozzelles Ferry Road at about 7:20 a.m. Friday and arrested Claybourne.

Officials said Claybourne recently fled to Charlotte from Philadelphia to avoid arrest on outstanding robbery and homicide charges.

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