Friday, February 12, 2016

Cops hunt down boyfriend of murdered woman for questioning

With help from U.S. Marshals, police on Thursday took 33-year-old Dominique Haynes into custody. Cops said they were scouring the city for the ex-con on Wednesday after his girlfriend was found shot to death in her North Philadelphia apartment late Tuesday night.

Cops hunt down boyfriend of murdered woman for questioning

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With help from U.S. Marshals, police on Thursday took 33-year-old Dominique Haynes into custody. Cops said they were scouring the city for the ex-con on Wednesday after his girlfriend was found shot to death in her North Philadelphia apartment late Tuesday night.

Rasheedah Blunt, 27, was killed while her 6-year-old daughter and the 3-year-old boy she was babysitting for a friend slept in another bedroom in her apartment, on Old York Road near Tioga Street, around 11:30 p.m., cops said. Homicide Capt. James Clark held a press conference and put out Haynes' mug shot on Wednesday.

Police on Thursday said they, along with U.S. Marshals, took Haynes into custody. He was being questioned by homicide detectives on Thursday afternoon.

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