PA – Pittsburgh homicide suspect, Jarrell Anthony Liddell, was arrested
in Tucson, Arizona today according to the U.S. Marshal’s Office for the
Western District of Pennsylvania. Deputies with the U.S. Marshal’s Office
were able to develop leads that indicated that Liddell may be residing in
Arizona under his brother’s identity. This information was forwarded to
members of the US Marshals District of Arizona Fugitive Task Force who were
able to locate and arrest Liddell this afternoon without incident as he left
an Eastside Tucson gas station pursuant to the Pittsburgh warrant.
Liddell, age 33, was charged on January 17, 2012 by the Pittsburgh Bureau of
Police with Criminal Homicide, Criminal Attempt Homicide, Carrying a Firearm
without a License, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Aggravated Assault.
Liddell was wanted in the January 16, 2011, shooting death of Ronald
Washington on Lombard Street in the Hill District section of Pittsburgh.
Liddell is alleged to have walked up to Washington, who was seated in a car,
and shot him multiple times. A second victim also in the car received wounds
to his arm and legs.
The U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force (WPAFTF) had been
actively investigating Liddell’S whereabouts and forwarded their information
to the Tuscan Fugitive Task Force where he was arrested this afternoon
Liddell was also wanted pursuant to a Pennsylvania Board of Probation and
Parole (PBPP) arrest warrant for the underlying offense of Armed Robbery of
a business. Following his arrest, Liddell was booked into the Pima County
Jail pending extradition to Pittsburgh.
The Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force is made up of the following
member agencies: U.S. Marshals, Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania
Board of Probation and Parole, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, Pittsburgh
Bureau of Police, Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Attorney’s
information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at
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