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Ohio man wanted in murder arrested in city

July 5, 2012
By MARK LAW - Staff writer ( , The Herald-Star

STEUBENVILLE - A man wanted on a murder charge out of Columbus was arrested by City Police early Wednesday following an assault at the Heritage Place Apartments.

Police were called around 5 a.m. Wednesday to the apartments about a woman being assaulted. Police reported the woman had a bump on her head, a cut lip and abrasions. While the woman was being driven by a family member to the hospital, she saw the man involved in the assault near Maxwell Avenue, police reported.

City Police Chief William McCafferty said a dispatcher was able to see the suspect on crime cameras go into a house on Maxwell Avenue.

Officers went to the home and took the man into custody. Police reported the man gave a name believed to be false, and was taken to the county jail. Officers were able to determine the man's name was Deandre D. Boone, 19, of Columbus. Police also discovered Boone was wanted out of Columbus on a murder charge.

Boone was charged with felonious assault by city officers in connection with the incident at the Heritage Place Apartments and falsification for providing the fictitious name.

Columbus police have been looking for Boone since the murder charge was filed against him on April 2 in connection with a shooting death in Columbus on Nov. 18.

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