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Covington murder suspect arrested in Anderson Township

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COVINGTON, Ky. — The suspect accused of fatally shooting a 19-year-old in Covington last November was arrested early Monday.

Kendal McBride is accused of shooting and killing Malachi Rice in the 1800 block of Euclid Avenue on Nov. 12, Covington police announced. A Kenton County judge issued a warrant for his arrest on Dec. 26. McBride is charged with murder, police said.

Hamilton County deputies arrested McBride in Anderson Township at about 12:30 a.m. Monday.

McBride is being held in the Hamilton County Justice Center pending extradition to Kentucky.