HARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) – Connecticut state police say a fugitive student wanted for two Connecticut murders has been captured in Maryland.
** UPDATE ** Suspect, Peter Manfredonia has been found and is in detention. Major offenses of the CSP Eastern District are on the scene in Hagerstown, MD. No injuries to any member of the police or Manfredonia. More information will be provided on Thursday, May 28 @PAStatePolice @FBINewHaven @FBI @MDSP pic.twitter.com/QFnUDuOqn0
– CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) May 28, 2020
Peter Manfredonia had been the subject of a six-day search involving several police forces and the FBI. Connecticut state police said the 23-year-old University of Connecticut killed a 62-year-old man and injured another in northeast Connecticut on Friday before stealing guns and a truck.
Police said Manfredonia traveled south to Derby, where he killed a high school classmate on Sunday, before kidnapping the man’s girlfriend and traveling to New Jersey. He was later spotted using a support service in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Police said no member of the security forces was injured and state police will release more information on Thursday.