Murder suspect from New Jersey arrested in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) – U.S. Marshals  in Wilmington arrested a man wanted for murder in New Jersey last night.

Najir Franklin, 19, was arrested around 6:00 p.m. at the Courtyard Apartments at 4100 Wilshire Boulevard.

U.S. Marshals say Franklin was wanted by Paterson, NJ police for the September murder of a 21-year-old man.

The U.S. Marshals in NJ found out that Franklin was in the Wilmington area and requested assistance from U.S. Marshals here.

Wilmington police, New Hanover County sheriff’s deputies, and the NC Dept of Public Safety all helped with the arrest.


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