Texas murder suspect arrested in Shreveport


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A suspect wanted for murder in Arlington, Texas, was arrested Saturday in Shreveport.

31-year-old Leah Franklin was arrested by U.S. Marshals for the January 11 stabbing death of Antonio Merle.

Franklin is being held in the Caddo Correctional Center until she can be returned to Texas.

Police say Merle was found with stab wounds about 2:45 a.m. on Jan. 11 and died later at a hospital.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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