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For Immediate Release

March 30, 2018 Chris Leuer, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Eastern District of Virgina - Norfolk (757) 963-5998;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
VA Homicide Fugitive Captured in FL
Fugitive living under fake name for 2 years
Norfolk, VA - Thanks to tips from the public generated by extensive media coverage, the U.S. Marshals arrested today in Jacksonville, Florida, a Virginia man wanted for a 2015 murder in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Darryl Faine had been living under the alias “Carl Jones” for at least two years, working under-the-table jobs and bouncing between different residences, with acquaintances in Jacksonville knowing him as Carl Jones.

On Dec. 2, 2015, Portsmouth police responded to an apartment in the 3600 block of Gateway Drive, in Portsmouth, and discovered Monique Landis, 26, suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper body. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Faine was charged with second-degree murder and related charges in connection to the incident, and the U.S. Marshals were asked for assistance in finding him.

On March 20, U.S. Marshals sent Faine’s photograph to media outlets up and down the east coast. U.S. Marshals followed up on numerous tips received in the Jacksonville area and soon discovered Faine had been living there under an alias. Early today, the U.S. Marshals fugitive task force and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office arrested Faine in the 600 block of Cassat Avenue. He was identified as a passenger inside of a vehicle and was arrested without incident.

Faine will be held at the Duval County Jail in Jacksonville while awaiting return to Virginia.

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