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UConn Student Wanted in 2 Homicides is Caught in Maryland

Credit…Connecticut State Police, via Associated Press

A University of Connecticut student who had been wanted since Friday in the killing of two people was taken into custody on Wednesday night in Maryland after a multistate manhunt, the authorities said.

The student, Peter Manfredonia, a college senior who had fled Connecticut after a sequence of violent events, was taken into custody in Hagerstown, Md., the Connecticut State Police wrote on Twitter.

No law enforcement officers were injured when Mr. Manfredonia, 23, who had been considered extremely dangerous, was apprehended, the authorities said. They did not immediately provide further details about his capture.

The authorities said Mr. Manfredonia had gone on a rampage, killing two people before fleeing.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.

Source: NY times

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