Virginia Fugitive Wanted for Murder Arrested in Edison

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EDISON, NJ – A fugitive wanted for murder in Richmond, Virginia on May 16th has been apprehended in Edison.

Today, the New Jersey State Police announced the arrest of Gerard Roane, 27, of Richmond, who was wanted for allegedly shooting and killing a man in May.

“During the investigation, State Police detectives were contacted by the Richmond Police Department to assist with locating Roane. Through various investigative means, detectives determined that Roane was staying at a residence in Edison,” the New Jersey State Police said in a statement. “On May 24, detectives from the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit and members of the United States Marshals Service NY/NJ Task Force-Newark Division located and arrested Roane outside the residence without incident.”

Gerard Roane was lodged at the Middlesex County Jail pending extradition back to Virginia.

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