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South Carolina murder suspect arrested in Rome

Rome Police have arrested a man wanted in connection to a murder in South Carolina.
Rome (WSYR-TV) – Rome Police have arrested a man wanted in connection to a murder in South Carolina.

On Wednesday, police in Rome were contacted by the Lexington County Sheriff’s Office in South Carolina regarding a murder investigation.

Rome Police kept watch on a house located on the 400 block of West Thomas Street and took John Christopher Hart, 24, of South Carolina into custody on Thursday.

Police are holding Hart as a fugitive from justice, pending extradition.

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the murder of a woman on April 10.

Police in Rome are investigating Hart’s ties to the Oneida County city as well as his activities there.

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