Cincinnati murder suspect arrested in Los Angeles

Cincinnati murder suspect arrested in Los Angeles
U.S. Marshals Task Force and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mattheau Arnold on a murder warrant for causing the Aug. 1 homicide of Ricky Jackson Jr., 24. Cincinnati police said in a news release. (Source: Cincinnati Police Department)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A suspect in a Cincinnati homicide is under arrest in Los Angeles, Cincinnati police announced late Thursday.

U.S. Marshals Task Force and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office arrested Mattheau Arnold on a murder warrant for causing the Aug. 1 homicide of Ricky Jackson Jr., 24. Cincinnati police said in a news release.

Jackson was found shot to death outside an apartment complex in the the 2500 block of Westwood Northern Boulevard in Westwood about 11:20 p.m. Aug. 1.

Ricky Jackson Jr., 24, was found shot to death outside an apartment complex in the the 2500 block of Westwood Northern Boulevard in Westwood about 11:20 p.m. Aug. 1.
Ricky Jackson Jr., 24, was found shot to death outside an apartment complex in the the 2500 block of Westwood Northern Boulevard in Westwood about 11:20 p.m. Aug. 1. (Source: Cincinnati Police Department)

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Arnold remains in the custody of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office pending extradition to Cincinnati.

The investigation by the Cincinnati Police Department’s Homicide Unit is ongoing.

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