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Most Wanted murder, arson suspect arrested

Published: Mar. 23, 2016 at 9:22 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 23, 2016 at 11:16 PM EDT
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ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A man wanted for killing an Albany man in an arson fire has been arrested by Dougherty County Sheriff's deputies.

Authorities said 41 year old Samuel Bryant was arrested around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. on East Road in Albany.

Bryant is charged with the arson murder of 26 year old Cordale Brown in November 2014.

Brown's body was found in the burned apartment in the 1700 block of Clark Avenue on a Saturday morning, when firefighters were called to put out a fire.

Investigators believe a Molotov cocktail device could have started the fatal fire. An Autopsy found Brown died of smoke and soot inhalation.

Albany Police issued warrants for felony murder and two counts of aggravated assault, and he has been a Most Wanted suspect for more than a year.

Bryant was turned over to Albany Police for questioning.

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