Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

August 27, 2013

Man wanted for murder arrested in Richmond


Associated Press

RICHMOND (AP) — A Massachusetts man wanted in connection with a fatal June stabbing during a home invasion has been arrested in eastern Indiana.

Dinkue Brown of Gardner, Mass., was arrested Monday in Richmond by members of the Indiana State Police and the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force.

The Palladium-Item reports the 27-year-old Brown was taken into custody without incident during a traffic stop. He's being held at the Wayne County Jail to await extradition to Massachusetts.

Brown was wanted in connection with the June 21 stabbing death of 26-year-old Luis Rodriguez during a home invasion in Fitchburg, Mass. Brown and another man face murder, home invasion and armed assault charges in that killing

Brown's arrest came after State Police learned he might be staying with relatives in the Richmond area.