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Ravenna homicide suspect arrested by U.S. Marshals in Texas

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Posted at 4:13 PM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-09 16:14:13-05

RAVENNA, Ohio — U.S. Marshals have arrested a Ravenna homicide suspect in Austin, Texas.

In Feb. 2020, Ravenna police were called to an apartment in the 700 block of Woodgate North.

Initially, police believed Dominic Diaz-Francis, 17 had accidentally shot himself in his chest, but the case was later ruled a homicide.

Three weeks ago, police identified Lynden Jones, 19, as a suspect.

Jones was arrested in Texas without incident.

“Members of the Ravenna Police Department worked diligently to identify a suspect and because of the partnership of the local and federal agencies this violent fugitive is behind bars," U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott said.