Police have arrested a man wanted on four counts of murder this month in two states on Monday after a seven-day search in South Carolina.
Tyler Terry was arrested around 10.30am without being shot and he and more than 300 police officers who were looking for him were not injured, the Chester County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter.
They did not release additional details.
Police, dogs, helicopters and drones have been searching in the woods, industrial and industrial areas since Terry fled the crashed car he was a passenger last Monday night in Chester County.
Chester County Sheriff’s Office has advised residents to stay indoors, lock their doors, protect firearms and report suspicious items to their outdoor built houses, crawls and bins. Authorities also urged people to check on their loved ones living in the area, and to inform them of any vacant holiday homes to check.
May 15, 2021, after the assassination of Barbara Goodkin in St. Louis. In Louis County, Mo., Dr. Sergei Zacharev was also shot dead. Terry and Simpson have been identified as suspects.
May 15, 2021, after the assassination of Barbara Goodkin in St. Louis. In Louis County, Mo., Dr. Sergei Zacharev was also shot dead. Terry and Simpson have been identified as suspects
On Sunday afternoon, the Chester County Sheriff's Office said police were busy chasing Terry into a wooded area along Highway 9 and Richburg Road. He fled after being spotted and chased by a police officer, media reported.
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"We are convinced that Terry is within our bounds," the sheriff's office said on Twitter at 7.40pm. “Our perimeter has become bigger and thinner. We send teams inside in an effort to find him and forcibly evict him. ”
It was the fourth confirmation of Terry's appearance since he shot at police during a high-speed chase on May 17. Investigators linked him to the May 2 murder in South Carolina, the killing of two people outside St. Louis. Louis, Missouri, on Saturday and twice more shootings in recent weeks.
Adrienne Simpson, a 34-year-old woman driving Terry, was arrested after the crash following a 30-mile chase that reached 100 mph, officials said.
Simpson's husband, Eugene, was found dead Wednesday in a ditch, Chester County Coroner Terry Tinker said. He has been missing since at least May 2. The state attorney's office on Friday said Terry and Simpson were charged with murder in his death.