UPDATE: Murder Suspect from NY Caught in West Virginia

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 5/2/12
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A murder suspect wanted out of New York has been caught in West Virginia.

The US Marshals Service says Matthew Davis killed a person in Niagara Falls last year.

They say he had been staying in Parkersburg and was known to spend time in Charleston. When they issued a search warrant for him -- he took off.

He was arrested Tuesday night at a home in Taylor County, West Virginia.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A murder suspect wanted in New York state could be in the Charleston area, according to information from the Parkersburg (W.Va.) Police Department.

Matthew A. Davis, 37, of Niagara Falls, N.Y., fled from Niagara Falls to Parkersburg after the murder, police say. They received that information from the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force.

Davis is wanted on a second-degree murder charge in the death of Antoine Bradberry. He was killed Aug. 22, 2011.

During the investigation, information revealed that Davis may be living in Parkersburg and may have worked as a barber. There also was unconfirmed information that Davis may have traveled to the Charleston area.

Davis is 6 feet, 2 inches tall and weighs about 185 pounds.

If anyone has any information about Davis, he or she is asked to call Parkersburg Police Sgt. Greg Collins or any member of the Parkersburg Police Department at 304-424-8444. Information will be kept confidential if requested.

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