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Man arrested for questioning about Wellsville murder

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LORAIN, Ohio - A man wanted in connection with Tuesday's murder in Wellsville is in custody.

Acting on information from a tipster, U.S. Marshals arrested 29-year-old David Morales early Thursday in the city of Lorain, Ohio.

Members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task force found Morales hiding in the bathroom of a home.

Authorities say Morales is charged with parole and drug violations, but was also sought  for questioning in connection with the drive-by shooting death of 36-year-old Taru Smith in Wellsville.

Smith died after being shot several times as he sat in an S-U-V on Clover Alley Tuesday evening.

Morales and Smith are both from Lorain.

 

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