Fugitive wanted for murder found hiding in refrigerator, sheriff’s office says

Fugitive wanted for murder apprehended in Georgetown County

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A man wanted for murder in Connecticut is sitting in a South Carolina jail cell.

The Georgetown County sheriff’s deputies and SWAT team members helped the U.S. Marshals arrest wanted fugitive Benjamin Morales on Tuesday, according a news release.

Deputies said Morales was wanted for murder in New Britain, Connecticut. A video from the sheriff’s office showed authorities taking Morales out of a home on Walker Road.

According to a news release, the sheriff’s office and SWAT team tried to come to a peaceful resolution but ended up entering the home and finding Morales hiding in a refrigerator.

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