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For Immediate Release

Josh Lowe, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Northern District of Ohio
Cleveland, OH
(216) 276-7505

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699

Man Accused of Killing Woman in Louisiana With Assault Rifle Arrested by U.S. Marshals in Akron

Akron, OH – This afternoon, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) located and arrested Romalic Nash Sr., 50. Nash was wanted by the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office for murder.

According to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office, on October 16, 2022, Nash shot and killed Stacy Boudreaux, 52, while she was sitting inside her residence, which was located near the 100 block of Tasha Court, Gibson, Louisiana. Nash was allegedly attempting to shoot at a group of males that were standing in front of the residence next door to Boudreaux’s home. One of the bullets that Nash shot from an assault rifle went through the side of Boudreaux’s home and struck her in the back as she was sitting in a chair. She was found dead inside her residence a couple days later by the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office.

This afternoon, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Nash at a residence near the 1100 block of Jeanie J Ave., Akron, Ohio. U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott stated, “Senseless violence resulted in the death of a woman that was minding her business inside of her own home. Outstanding work by our task force brings this victim’s family one step closer to justice.”

Anyone with information concerning any wanted fugitive can contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833), or you can submit a tip online. Reward money is available and tipsters may remain anonymous.  Follow the U.S. Marshals on Twitter @USMSCleveland 

The NOVFTF Akron Division consists of the following federal, state and local agencies:  The United States Marshals Service, Akron Police Department, Barberton Police Department, Bath Township Police Department, Copley Township Police Department, Cuyahoga Falls Police Department, Fairlawn Police Department, Hudson Police Department, Kent Police Department, New Franklin Police Department, Norton Police Department, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Portage County Sheriff’s Office, Reminderville Police Department, Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Tallmadge Police Department, United States Secret Service, University of Akron Police Department, Wayne County Court of Common Pleas.

 

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

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