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FBI Arrests Virginia Murder Suspect In Huntsville

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Kelvin Kennedy Parker II

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Thursday morning, the FBI arrested a 23-year-old man wanted in a recent murder in Virginia.

Kelvin Kennedy Parker II  (Photo: Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald)

Kelvin Kennedy Parker II (Photo: Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald)

Kelvin Kennedy Parker II was caught around 6:45 a.m. in the 3600 block of Judd Avenue in Huntsville.  The FBI says he was hiding under the stairs of a home.  Huntsville Police helped in the arrest, and Parker was take into custody without incident.  Parker faces a charge of unlawful flight to avoid prosecution in a murder.

Parker is from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.  The FBI says he is wanted on a murder warrant in Sussex County, Virginia.

Parker will appear before a U.S. Magistrate Judge and be put in the custody of U.S. Marshals in Huntsville until he is extradited to Virginia.

According to a report by the Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald, the crime happened November 10 in Jarrett, Virginia. The call was initially a burglary in progress, but authorities arrived to find a person dead of a gunshot wound.

Another man is charged in the murder, and two women are charged with aiding and abetting.