A West Virginia man wanted for first degree murder was arrested Thursday afternoon in Reynoldsburg.
Demorrea J. Curry, 22, was wanted on a warrant issued out of Raleigh County, West Virginia for one count of murder. The charges stem from an April 10th shooting in Beckley, West Virginia that resulted in the death of Corey J. Henry.
Law enforcement officials in southern West Virginia received leads which indicated Curry was in the Columbus area and passed that information to Deputy US Marshals from the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST).
After interviewing known associates of Curry, SOFAST narrowed its search area and notified the Columbus Division of Police and the Reynoldsburg Police Department.
According to the US Marshals Service, Curry was located walking on Pine Tree Lane in Reynoldsburg. Deputy Marshals and Task Force Officers arrested Curry without incident.
Curry is now in custody at the Franklin County Correction Center awaiting extradition hearings.
Columbus SOFAST is a fugitive-focused, U.S. Marshals Service-led task force consisting of local, state and federal authorities including the Columbus Division of Police, Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Reynoldsburg Police Department, Delaware County Probation, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, United States Secret Service and the U. S. Attorney’s Office.