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For Immediate Release

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March 03, 2011 USMS Headquarters Public Affairs, (202) 307-9065;
USM Kevin A. Carr (414) 297-3707
United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced the arrest of fugitive Donald Franklin Jr.
MILWAUKEE Ė Kevin A. Carr, United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced the arrest of fugitive Donald Franklin Jr.. Investigations in the Southern District of Indiana and in the Northern District of Georgia placed Franklin at his grandmotherís residence in Milwaukee. Surveillance by the Fugitive Task Force confirmed Franklinís presence today at the residence. As a result, investigators made entry and took him into custody. Franklin was wanted out of Fulton County, Gerogia on 16 counts of 1st Degree Attempted Homicide, 1st Degree Cruelty to Children, Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Battery. The charges stem from an incident in which Franklin allegedly beat a young child. The victim of the alleged offense is Franklinís 3 year old daughter, who is still in a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Franklin is currently housed in the Milwaukee County jail awaiting extradition to Georgia.

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