Manhunt Ends With Capture of Murder Suspect

6 years 5 months 3 weeks ago Friday, April 27 2012 Apr 27, 2012 Friday, April 27, 2012 11:57:00 AM CDT April 27, 2012 in News
By: Associated Press

ST. CLAIR, Mo. (AP) -- The manhunt for an eastern Missouri murder suspect is over.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports reports that authorities on Friday found Michael Murphy hiding behind a log near a home in Franklin County. He surrendered peacefully.

Murphy is suspected in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, who was killed Wednesday. Murphy has not been formally charged but police released his name because he had been the subject of the manhunt.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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