Suspect arrested in connection to murder of Nadria Wright

6 months 5 days 14 hours ago Friday, September 27 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Friday, September 27, 2019 7:05:00 AM CDT September 27, 2019 in Continuous News
By: KOMU 8 Digital Staff

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department said in a press release that Javion Lawhorn-Wallace was taken into custody late Thursday by the St. Louis County Police.

Lawhorn-Wallace was wanted in connection to the death of 18-year-old Nadria Wright.

He was arrested on the charges of one count of second-degree murder, two counts of unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of armed criminal action.

Columbia Police haven't said when Lawhorn-Wallace might return to Boone County.

(Editor's note: a previous version of this story said federal authorities made the arrest. This has been corrected to say St. Louis County Police)

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