PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say a mixed martial arts fighter charged with felony assault in his state of Ohio has been arrested in Rhode Island as he was preparing to take on an opponent at Twin River Casino.
Col. Steven O’Donnell, the Rhode Island state police chief, said Saturday that Josue Killion was detained Friday as a fugitive from justice after the Defiance County Sheriff’s Office said he was wanted for felony assault.READ MORE: More Than 490,000 Lose Power As Nor'easter Hits Massachusetts
Killion is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Third Division District Court in Warwick.READ MORE: Baker Open To Supporting 'Premium Pay' Bonuses Of Up To $2,000 For Massachusetts Essential Workers
It was not immediately possible to reach Killion at the Adult Correctional Institute Intake Service Center. It was not immediately clear if the Findlay, Ohio, resident has legal representation.
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