FBI arrests Virginia murder suspect in Huntsville

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 15, 2013 08:38 hrs

Birmingham, Mar 15 (IBNS) Richard D. Schwein, Jr., Special Agent in Charge (SAC) of the Birmingham Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), announced that Kelvin Kennedy Parker, II, was arrested on Thursday, without incident in connection with an unlawful flight to avoid prosecution (UFAP) murder charge issued in the Eastern District of Virginia.

Parker, 23, was arrested at approximately 6:45 a.m. at a residence in the 3600 block of Judd Avenue in Huntsville, Alabama, and was found hiding under the stairs of the home at the time of his arrest.

According to the criminal complaint and affidavit filed against Parker, he is from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, and fled to Virginia and is wanted on a warrant issued by the Sussex County District Court in connection with a charge of murder in the first-degree.

Parker will make his initial appearance before a United States Magistrate Judge and will be placed in the custody of United States Marshals office in Huntsville until his extradition to Virginia.

SAC Schwein expressed his sincere appreciation to the Huntsville Police Department for their assistance in this arrest.

The public is reminded that a criminal complaint is only a charge. It is the government's responsibility to prove a defendant guilty beyond a reasonable doubt at trial.

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