- The manhunt for one of the U.S. Marshals’ 15 Most Wanted
fugitives ended Sunday, Feb. 2, after the accused murderer was found
and arrested in Jamaica.
Leroy Headley, 38, is wanted by the South Burlington Police
Department in Vermont for the May 2018 murder of Anako Lumumba, the
mother of his two children.
U.S. Marshals worked various investigative angles, to include
exploring Headley’s ties to Jamaica. Those ties were analyzed
further by investigators in the U.S. Marshals Service Jamaica
Foreign Field Office with the help of the Jamaica Constabulary
Force, Jamaica Fugitive Apprehension Team. Investigators developed
information that led them to believe Headley was in the Westmoreland
Parish of Jamaica, specifically in the town of Negril.
On Sunday, Feb. 2, shortly after 7 p.m., Jamaican authorities
spotted Headley in Negril driving a vehicle that was previously
identified during the course of the fugitive investigation.
Authorities stopped the vehicle and took Headley into custody
Headley will be transported to Kingston, Jamaica, where he is
scheduled for a court hearing on Feb. 4 to determine his return to
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be
found at www.usmarshals.gov.
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