Turtle Creek man wanted in West Virginia killing arrested in Butler

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A Turtle Creek man wanted in West Virginia on charges of first degree murder was arrested today by federal marshals and Butler Police.

Darnell Carlton Bouie, 35, was charged in September in the shooting death of Jayar Poindexter in Clarksburg. He was captured on East Locust Street in Butler.

District Magistrate Sue Haggerty held Mr. Bouie without bond at a hearing in which he was arraigned as a fugitive. He was placed in the Butler County Jail pending removal to West Virginia.

Mr. Bouie has previously been convicted of felony burglary and numerous misdemeanors.

His co-defendant in the murder case, Ennis Charles "E.C." Payne, was arrested Sept. 18 by the marshals.

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Rich Lord: rlord@post-gazette.com or 412-263-1542.


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