Fugitive NH Murder Suspect Arrested in Connecticut

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A fugitive wanted for murder in Manchester, New Hampshire, was arrested Friday morning in New Britain, Connecticut, U.S. Marshals have announced.

Authorities confirm 23-year-old Maldonado Cancel has been charged with second degree murder.

A warrant had been issued for Cancel's arrest after 25-year-old Jonathan Vazquez-Ojeda was shot to death on Sept. 14.

U.S. Marshals Fugitive task Forces in Connecticut and New Hampshire responded with Homeland Security and New Britain Police to capture Cancel in New Britain. He has been charged as a fugitive from justice and will be returned to New Hampshire.

It was not immediately clear if Cancel had an attorney or the exact date authorities intended to extradite him.

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