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NJ murder suspect arrested in Fayetteville

Posted August 27, 2014 9:37 p.m. EDT
Updated August 28, 2014 5:22 a.m. EDT

— A 21-year-old man wanted for murder in New Jersey was arrested in Fayetteville on Wednesday.

Haniyf Asmar Higgins is also charged with two counts of armed robbery, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon unlawfully purchased, receiving stolen property and carjacking.

Fayetteville investigators were notified by the Hudson County (N.J.) Prosecutors Office Wednesday evening about a possible location for Higgins at 400 Adger Street. Officers responded to the home, where Higgins was taken into custody without incident, police said.