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Arrest made in nearly year-old murder

Suspect - Pierre French (Source: Cincinnati Police) Suspect - Pierre French (Source: Cincinnati Police)
Victim - Todd Austin (Source: Cincinnati Police) Victim - Todd Austin (Source: Cincinnati Police)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Police have made an arrest in a murder from 11 months ago.

Todd Austin, 24, was found April 8, 2011 in the 1300 block of Vine Street suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to University Hospital, where he died a few days later.

On March 7, 2012, a Hamilton County grand jury indicted Pierre French, 27, for the murder of Austin. French was arrested Thursday morning by members of the Southern Ohio Fugitive Apprehension Strike Team (SOFAST).

French is charged with two counts of murder with specification and two counts of having weapons under disability.


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