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Abducted Woman Found, Chester City Murder Suspect Arrested

A woman was taken in Chester City, Pennsylvania, and police believe a man wanted for murder is her abductor.

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A woman alleged abducted Friday by a murder suspect in Chester City, Pennsylvania, was found in North Carolina, and her alleged abductor was arrested.

Shameeka Thompson, 31, was found unharmed Friday night with her abductor by police in Fayetteville, North Carolina, the Chester City Police Department said Saturday morning. Dehmier Harmon, 26, was arrested and will face murder charges.

The woman had last been seen at about 4 p.m. in the area of West 21st Street in the small city about 10 miles south of Philadelphia, state police said.

Harmon is also wanted for the murder of a man on Wednesday in Chester, according to police. The CCPD identified Harmon's alleged victim as Leon Culbreath.

"The City of Chester Police Department has an active arrest warrant for Dahmier Edward Harmon, for the murder of Leon Culbreath which occurred on August 3, 2022 in the area of the 2100 block of Edgmont Avenue," investigators said this week.

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