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Capital Murder Suspect Captured In Louisiana

A man wanted by Gulfport Police for capital murder was captured Tuesday in Louisiana. Gulfport Police say Johnny L. O'Bryant, 46, was arrested in Ruston, Louisiana.

O'Bryant is charged in the August 12th death of Alva Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick was beaten to death in his home on Michigan Avenue. Another man, Donn McLemore, was severely beaten.

Police say O'Bryant had been acquainted with the victims for about a month before the beatings.

O'Bryant will remain in Louisiana custody until he can be extradited to Mississippi.

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