Suspect in Ohio killing arrested after Joplin standoff

11 months 1 week 10 hours ago Friday, December 16 2016 Dec 16, 2016 Friday, December 16, 2016 9:13:23 AM CST December 16, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

JOPLIN (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested on an Ohio homicide warrant after a four-hour standoff in southwest Missouri's Joplin.

The Joplin Globe reported police announced Thursday that Davon Granger, of Joplin, was apprehended Wednesday night after a police dog found him under a house. No attorney was listed for him in online court records in Missouri.

Granger was one of three people charged in the killing of 29-year-old Courtney Elmore. Granger has been accused of shooting Elmore in May 2015 as he climbed into a van in Columbus, Ohio.

The Columbus Dispatch reported 28-year-old Chiquetta Hager, of Zanesville, Ohio, is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and abduction. A third suspect, 30-year-old Dante Young, has been charged with tampering with evidence in the case.

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