Beecher and Cascade Murder Suspect Arrested

Jerome Rice was shot multiple times on December 8th, 2012.

The Atlanta Police Fugitive Unit successfully captured Montez Johnson, the suspect in the murder of Jerome Rice, during Monday morning.

Jerome Rice was murdered on December 8th, 2012 right in front of Family Dollar at 1549 Beecher Street, off of Cascade Rd.  He was pronounced dead at the scene with several gun shot wounds in him.

Montez Johnson is 18 years-old and now in Fulton County Jail.  He is charged with Aggravated Assalut with a Weapon and Murder.

In a release from the APD, public affairs states that the fugitive units "located and transported" Mr. Johnson to Fulton County Jail.  It is confirmed that Johnson had been in-custody in Dekalb since Saturday and was transported to Fulton County on Monday.

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