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June 10, 2014 Jon Gallagher, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal (412) 355-3237
U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Allegheny County Homicide Suspect

WPAFTF LogoPittsburgh, PA – The United States Marshals Service Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force (WPAFTF), today located and arrested homicide suspect Deondre “Boosie” Broadus. Broadus, age 19, and co-defendants Marquille “Killey” Wright, Corey Palmer and Terron Brown were charged on May 15, 2014 by the Allegheny County Police Department with Criminal Homicide, Conspiracy-Criminal Homicide, Carrying a Firearm without a License and Recklessly Endangering another Person. Broadus and his three co-defendants are accused in the April 21, 2014 shooting death of 17 year old Trijuan Williams at his Munhall residence. The four reportedly approached the Martha Street home of Williams and shot into the kitchen area of the residence, striking Williams once in the chest resulting in his death.

Broadus was last known to reside in East Pittsburgh and was known to frequent the Wilkinsburg, Homestead and Munhall areas. WPAFTF officers located and arrested Broadus without incident at an apartment in the 2100 block of Parkhill Drive in the East Hills section of Pittsburgh.

Broadus was turned over to the custody of Allegheny County Homicide Detectives following his arrest. Palmer and Brown were arrested by Allegheny County Police in May 2014 and are presently incarcerated at the Allegheny County Jail. Wright, who was last known to reside in Wilkinsburg, currently remains a fugitive and his whereabouts are unknown.

The Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force is made up of the following: 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 Office.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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