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Suspect in Natchitoches home invasion and homicide located in Flordia

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NATCHITOCHES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Natchitoches Parish murder suspect wanted in connection with the October 13th, home invasion and shooting death of a Creston man has been captured in South Florida.

According to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office, Alan Virgil Brumfield, 48, of Natchitoches, was captured Tuesday morning around 9 a.m. in the Everglades near Naples, Florida. NPSO believe Brumfield is connected to the home invasion and murder of 37-year-old Ted Charles Brou.

Chief of Investigations Detective Greg Dunn said that an All-Points Bulletin was issued after the homicide occurred.

Collier County Sheriff's Deputies located the suspect's vehicle, a Nissan Sentra, abandoned in Naples, Florida. Deputies along with the assistance of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Agents issued broadcasts of the murder suspect.

Sheriff Victor Jones, said that law enforcement tips to Collier County Sheriff's deputies this morning led to Brumfield's capture.

"Reportedly Brumfield was wet during his capture, while hiding in the Everglades".

Brumfield, has been booked into the Collier County Detention Center and charged by Natchitoches Parish with one count of first degree murder, one count of home invasion, and one count of second degree kidnapping.

Sheriff Jones also said that the deputies and the Natchitoches Parish District Attorney's Office are waiting to see if Brumfield will sign extradition before being transported to Natchitoches.

Louisiana State Police Fusion Center, US Marshal Fugitive Apprehension Task Force, ROCIC Intelligence Center, Florida Highway Patrol and Miami-Dade Police assisted in the case.

 

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