After 28 Years On The Run, Atlanta Murder Suspect Nabbed During Routine Traffic Stop

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Source: FBI; MEGA

Aug. 20 2022, Published 1:03 p.m. ET

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After nearly 30 years on the run, a murder suspect wanted by the FBI was apprehended during a traffic stop, according to officials.

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According to the FBI Atlanta’s office, Muhammed Bilal El-Amin was arrested this week during a routine traffic stop. He was wanted in connection to a 1994 murder. He was stopped in Oconee County, Georgia.

Federal investigators said El-Amin was involved in the murder of a man in Atlanta in November 1997.

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El-Amin allegedly shot the victim in the face at a train station, according to the FBI. The victim died from his wounds.

The victim was identified as 18-year-old Jafferd Tucker, according to 11Alive. A motive was not released in the case.

Local police issued an arrest warrant. Then federal police issued a warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution in 2001.


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