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Detroit man arrested in connection to Pennsylvania triple homicide

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Posted at 4:50 PM, Oct 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-29 17:39:28-04

A Michigan man suspected of a triple homicide that happened in New Castle, Pennsylvania earlier in October has been arrested in Detroit. 

Anthony Cooper, 19, was arrested by the United States Marshals Service. He's wanted in connection to the deaths of three people: 10-year-old Amariah Emery, 31-year-old Nichole Pumphrey and 31-year-old Lawrence Cannon on Oct. 16. 

Cooper is charged with three counts of criminal homicide, three counts of criminal conspiracy to commit homicide, one count of criminal attempt to commit homicide and one count of firearms carried without a license. 

The New Castle Police Department first posted about Cooper's arrest warrant on Oct. 19 on Facebook. 

Days later, the police department announced his arrest on Facebook. 

According to the New Castle Police Department, Cooper will be extradited back to New Castle to face prosecution.