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UPDATE:Herkimer County man wanted for murder in Ohio, has been captured

According to Ohio State Police, the Herkimer County man wanted for a murder that happened in Ohio has been captured

Posted: Aug. 18, 2018 4:23 PM
Updated: Aug. 18, 2018 10:49 PM

UPDATE- Ohio State Highay Patrol confirmed Paul D. Randall Jr. is now in custody.

They said they performed a traffic stop on Interstate 70 in Guernsey County Ohio. They said Randall was a passenger in the car, and they believe the person driving the car was Randall's girlfriend.

Randall was taken into custody and the driver of the vehicle was detained for further questioning.

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UPDATE- According to the State Highway Patrol in Ohio, Paul Randall Jr., who has a Dolgeville mailing address has been captured.

Officials with the Ohio State Highway Patrol said he was found in Guernsey County in Ohio about two hours away from Cleveland.

We are working on getting more details.

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CLEVELAND, OH. – Authorities in Ohio are looking for a man from Herkimer County who they believe killed another man in Summit County Ohio on Friday night. Authorities said he could be on his way back to New York.

Authorities are looking for Paul D. Randall, 34, from Herkimer County. Ohio State Patrol said they were called to an area in Bath Township to investigate a fatal traffic crash involving a pedestrian. Witnesses told troopers they saw two men, Randall and another man named Scott Reichard, 42 , having a verbal altercation. They said Randall got into Reichard's vehicle, knocked him down, ran him over, and fled.

Later, authorities found Reichard's truck abandoned in a parking lot in downtown Cleveland.

Randall was last seen wearing blue jeans and a black or red shirt. Police say he is considered dangerous and are asking people to avoid him.

New York State Police and local authorities have been notified of the incident. They're asking anyone with any information to contact them at (315) 366-6000 or call 911.

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