EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSMurder Suspect Wanted In NC Arrested In Boyd County, Ky.
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Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Oct. 29, 2013 4:11 PM EDT
Updated: Oct. 30, 2013 10:39 AM EDT
Ashland , Boyd County , Kentucky
A fugitive from North Carolina who is a murder suspect was captured in Boyd County, Ky.
Michael T. Roop, 55, was wanted from North Carolina on a first-degree murder charge. The Ashland Police Department said it was contacted by the Broadway Police Department in North Carolina about the suspect and his possible whereabouts.
Police searched several locations and reviewed surveillance video. Police said about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, they saw the suspect leaving an apartment building in the 2300 block of Winchester Avenue in Ashland.
Roop was taken into custody without incident and is charged with being a fugitive from another state. Roop was charged with the murder of Michelle Chevier, who was found strangled in her home on May 27.
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