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Suspect Arrested in Cortland Killing

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By Fox 40 Staff.
One of two suspects has been located in connection to an October dispute that killed one man in Cortland.

Ardell Holmes became a suspect after the incident, when Cortland County Police responded to 1 Pine Street on October 7th for a man lying in the roadway. Police say the man, 34-year-old Jayquan Hines suffered severe head injuries from blunt force trauma, and died as a result of those injuries.

Holmes was located in Lake City, Florida by US Marshalls on Tuesday, and returned to New York. Police are charging Holmes with criminal possession of a weapon and manslaughter.

Holmes is in the Cortland County Jail without bail.the investigation into this case is still ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to contact the Cortland Police Department at 607-753-3001.