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