Interstate murder suspect caught in Lowndes Co. - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

Interstate murder suspect caught in Lowndes Co.

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

On Wednesday afternoon, around 2:30 investigators with the Special Operations Division of the Sheriff’s Office, working with United States Marshall’s and detectives from the F.B.I. Gang Task Force, arrested a teenaged Florida murder suspect.

They found Levon Confton Barnes at 3200 North Ashley Street, Valdosta. Barnes, who is 19, was being sought for murder in Lee County, Florida.

After being contacted by the Marshall Service, investigators located Barnes, and he was arrested without incident.

Barnes, who is from Ft. Myers, was taken to the Lowndes County Jail, awaiting extradition to Florida.

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