Suspect in Yarmouth stabbing nabbed by US Marshals in Florida

bentonwilliamlYARMOUTH – The Yarmouth Police Department reports that violent fugitive, William L. Benton, was located and arrested in Tarpon Springs, Florida by the U.S. Marshals Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m.

Benton (photo at right) was the suspect in a stabbing in Yarmouth on April 18, 2015 (see original story here). The arrest was the result of an intense two-month joint investigation by Detective Eric Nuss and other members of the Yarmouth Police Department, the Massachusetts State Police VFAS (Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section), and the U.S. Marshal Service.

Benton is currently being held in Florida and will be brought to Massachusetts in the near future.

Media release provided by the Yarmouth Police Department
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