Suspect In 2010 Belchertown Murder Arrested In NH

BELCHERTOWN (AP) — A third suspect in the slaying of a Belchertown man has been tracked down in New Hampshire.

Authorities say 27-year-old Kalem Daniels was arrested by U.S. marshals and local police Thursday in Northwood, N.H. nine days after a warrant for his arrest was issued.

He is faces a fugitive from justice charge in Rockingham Superior Court in New Hampshire.

He is charged with manslaughter and witness intimidation is Massachusetts in connection with the June 2010 fatal beating of Kelly DeMarco at a Belchertown apartment complex.

Two other people facing charges in DeMarco’s death have pleaded not guilty.

Authorities have said that the 44-year-old DeMarco was punched, causing him to fall and strike his head on the pavement in the parking lot. The father of three died at a hospital.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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