Human wanted in connection with shooting of four people in Ohio area on Friday was taken over in Kansas, authorities announced Saturday.
Police in Montgomery County Butler’s Town, north of Dayton, said the officers were called in area just before noon Friday on report of shots fired. Butler Township Police Chief John Porter reported four casualties. with gunshot wounds were found in “several crime scenes,” and they were all spoken dead on the stage.
The police said they were looking for 39-year-old Stephen Marlowe, who he was thought to have fled area in white Ford Edge 2007. The FBI placed Marlow on this is the most wanted list early Saturday morning, claiming to have connections with Indianapolis, Chicago, and Lexington, Kentucky. His last known address was in Dayton, the FBI said.
Porter confirmed in a news Saturday night briefing that Marlowe had been captured in Lawrence, Kansas, about 600 miles to the west. of Butler Township. He didn’t give any details. on how Marlow was arrested.
“We do want give thanks general public for all their help,” Porter said.
Names of the victims had not yet been released, and Porter said it did not happen right away. clear which led to the shooting.
“We are working to determine if there is any motive in this terrible tragedy, or if mental illness played some role. rolePorter said. in a news conference on Friday. He called the shooting “the most first cruel crime in this area in recent memory.”
The Dayton Daily News reports that Marlow received off probation in February on aggravated burglary and aggravated threat charges related to the July 2019 incident in suburb of Dayton of Vandalia, according to the record of the Montgomery County Court.
Vandalia closed the room of public on Saturday as a post-shooting precaution, including a recreation center, Cassel Hills Golf Course and pool and cityx senior Citizens’ Centre, the newspaper reports.
court documents are not list an attorney representing Marlowe; message looking for comment was left Saturday at the given number in his name.