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Arrest made in stabbing death of Haynesville man

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SPRINGHILL, LA —A Claiborne Parish murder suspect on the run since Tuesday has been taken into custody as the result of a vehicle stop on Highway 371 in Webster Parish Wednesday.

 Fredrick Willis was captured shortly after 6 p.m. after authorities received a tip regarding Willis' whereabouts and executed warrants on charges of second-degree murder and unauthorized entry of an inhabited dwelling.

Willis is accused of the stabbing death of Bruce Curry following an altercation in the 200 block of Smitherman Lane in Haynesville around 11 p.m. Tuesday. Curry suffered multiple stab wounds.  Reportedly there is at least one adult eyewitness to the murder.

According to Springhill Police Chief Will Lynd, Willis was arrested without incident by Webster Parish Sheriff's Office, Springhill Police Department, Claiborne Parish Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshal Service.

"Everything went smooth," Lynd said referring to the arrest.

Willis has been transported back to Claiborne Parish. His bond has been set at $220,000.

The investigation is ongoing.  If convicted of second-degree murder, Willis could face life imprisonment without benefit of probation, parole or suspension of sentence.

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