Pair wanted in Md. slay­ing ar­rested near Ne­wark

Newark Post - - POLICE BLOTTER - STAFF AND WIRE RE­PORTS

A man and woman wanted in con­nec­tion with a fatal shoot­ing in Mary­land were ar­rested south of Ne­wark and face mur­der charges.

Delaware State Po­lice said Mon­day that 36-year-old Larence God­frey and 41-yearold Michelle God­frey, of Wash­ing­ton D.C., are in cus­tody in Delaware pend­ing ex­tra­di­tion to Mary­land.

Po­lice said the pair were ar­rested Satur­day af­ter their vehicle, an orange Chevro­let

HHR, was seen out­side an apart­ment com­plex on Four Sea­sons Park­way. Troop­ers pulled over the vehicle and took them into cus­tody with­out in­ci­dent.

The God­freys are charged with mur­der in the Dec. 28 shoot­ing death Fri­day of 31-year-old Eric Smith Jr. of Seat Pleas­ant, Md., lo­cated just out­side Wash­ing­ton, D.C. Po­lice in Mary­land say the shoot­ing stemmed from an on­go­ing dis­pute be­tween Larence God­frey and the vic­tim.

In 2014, Larence God­frey was ar­rested af­ter po­lice said he es­caped a min­i­mum­se­cu­rity prison for sev­eral hours.

MICHELLE GOD­FREY

LARENCE GOD­FREY

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