Police in Maryland have arrested a member of the FBI's list of Ten Most Wanted Fugitives. The man was wanted for the 2014 murder of a New Jersey woman.
Fugitive Lamont Stephenson has captured by police in Prince George's County, according to officials. The arrest came on Thursday. He was the 521st addition to the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. He was added in October 2018.
Stephenson is being sought for his alleged involvement in the murder of his fiancée and her dog on October 17, 2014. Olga DeJesus was found by family unresponsive in the bed and her dog was unresponsive in the residence as well.
The cause of death for Olga DeJesus, as well as the dog, was found to be asphyxiation. Stephenson was charged with homicide by the state of New Jersey in Essex County on November 3, 2014.
According to multiple sources obtained by Maryland bureau chief Brad Bell, Stephenson is also an alleged suspect in a murder of a woman and her cat that happened in D.C. on Wednesday evening shortly after 8:30 p.m.
Prince George's County Police will hold a press conference with details regarding Stephenson's capture at 5 p.m. Thursday.