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For Immediate Release

September 16, 2019

Steve Rowe, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Middle District of Pennsylvania (717) 648-1580;

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Arrests Harrisburg Homicide Suspect in Tennessee

Harrisburg, PA – Today, U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane announced the arrest of Nathaniel Acevedo– a 20-year old Harrisburg man.

On September 5, 2019, the Harrisburg Bureau of Police investigated a body found in Reservoir Park. Detectives learned that the victim was robbed, kidnapped and then murdered the previous night. And, as a result of their investigation, they obtained an arrest warrant charging Acevedo with Murder, Robbery, Kidnapping and lesser included offenses. Attempts to find Acevedo in Harrisburg were unsuccessful and the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Fugitive Task Force was asked to apprehend him.

Task force members investigated and learned that Acevedo fled to Nashville, Tennessee. Today at about noon, the fugitive investigation led to the 3100 block of Brickdale Lane, Nashville - where Acevedo was arrested without incident. He was turned over to the Davidson County Jail to await extradition to Pennsylvania.

United States Marshal Pane stated, “It’s the Marshals Services’ duty to ensure that those charged with violent crimes have their day in court. It is my sincere hope that the victim’s family will find some measure of comfort knowing the suspect will face justice.”

The USMS Fugitive Task Force in the Middle District of Pennsylvania is comprised of 20 state, county and local police agencies; including the Harrisburg Bureau of Police, the Pennsylvania State Police, the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole, the Dauphin County Adult Probation Office, the Swatara Township Police Department and the Lower Paxton Township Police Department - all of whom participated in this arrest.

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