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Body found in armed robbery investigation

Updated: Monday, December 9 2013, 08:33 PM EST


The Weirton Police Department responded to a report that a female had just been robbed at gunpoint on Saturday and that the unknown suspect had also stolen her vehicle.

After interviewing several people in the area, Officers found that a possible suspect was identified as Leslee Craig Arnold Jr. who resided at 525 Cove Road in Weirton.

Officers located a deceased female victim concealed inside the residence.

On Sunday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, and the Steubenville Police Department apprehended 47-year-old Leslee Craig Arnold a residence located in downtown Steubenville.

Arnold was taken into custody without incident and is being held at the Jefferson County Jail awaiting extradition to West Virginia.

Body found in armed robbery investigation

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