Zanesville Murder Suspect Arrested In Florida

By
Cheri Russo

Dateline
Updated Wed, Oct 26, 2011 2:51 pm
Joseph Hampton

Zanesville Police say the man they believe committed a September homicide has been located in Florida.

Joseph Hampton, 21, was arrested this morning by the United States Marshal's Service in Bradenton, Florida.

Police say Hampton shot and killed Dante Wolford, 22, of Zanesville while he was standing on a corner in early September.

It happened at the intersection of Pine Street and Baker Street in the parking lot of the Dairy Mart Store.

Hampton is currently being held in a jail in Manatee County.

An extradition hearing will be held in the next few days.

Hampton is charged with one count of Aggravated Murder.
 

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