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Eastern Kentucky Murder Suspect Now In Police Custody

A Kentucky man wanted for murder is now in police custody.

Authorities in Laurel County have been looking for 26-year-old Jason Frazier since Thursday. That search ended Friday morning in Columbus, Ohio

After a manhunt, police in Columbus arrested Frazier.

Officers say he accidentally helped them find him Friday morning by continuing to make calls on his cell phone. By tracking those calls, they tracked him down.

Police say they were tipped off that Frazier was in the Columbus area. Officers say the 26-year-old made numerous cell phone calls helping them pinpoint his location. They spotted his car early Friday morning.

A SWAT team and helicopter were called in, but officers say Frazier surrendered without a fight.

Frazier is the third person to be arrested in the murder of 26-year-old Devin Overbey, whose body was found Sunday morning on Happy Hollow Road in Laurel County.

Police in eastern Kentucky already have two suspects in custody. Terry Riley is charged with tampering with physical evidence. His brother, Dwayne Riley, is charged with murder and other charges.

Columbus police officers haven't released the name of Frazier’s girlfriend or if she's been charged.

Kentucky State Police has not said what the motive for killing Overbey was.


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