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Suspect In Durham Homicide Back In N.C. After Colorado Arrest

Posted January 11, 2006 3:20 a.m. EST

— A Durham homicide suspect arrested by Colorado authorities after a standoff there is now in custody of Durham police.

Danny Lamont Thomas was wanted in connection with the July 16 homicide of 31-year-old Ralph Joseph, of Durham. He was arrested Dec. 9 after a nearly three-hour standoff with U.S. marshals and Colorado Springs police.

Thomas faces charges, including first-degree murder, kidnapping and robbery in Durham. He is also facing charges of trafficking cocaine in Wake County.