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Wanted fugitive captured in Columbus

A fugitive wanted in Illinois has now been captured in the Columbus area.

U-S marshals say they arrested 33-year old Dashon Lamar Ward on warrants from Rockford, Illinois.

Ward had a warrant for allegedly shooting and killing Jason DePena after an argument.

Marshals in Columbus located and arrested Ward around 10:30 a.m. on 30th Avenue.

Ward was then transported to the Muscogee County Jail, where he will remain until being extradited back to Illinois.

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