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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Police nab murder suspect

NEW HAVEN - Darryl Staton, 38, of County Street, was arrested in connection with the shooting of Linda Lawrence and the death of her son, Enrique, 27. Police had not yet released further details this morning.
The shooting occurred in the overnight hours of Feb. 11 at Lawrence’s Munson Street home. Both victims were shot in the head and and Enrique died a day later.
Despite her wound, Linda Lawrence managed to identify Staton, a man she knew, as the gunman. Police have not disclosed a motive.
Staton faces charges of murder, kidnapping, first-degree assault, first-degree robbery, second-degree larceny and gun counts. His bond was set at $3 million.


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