Covington murder suspect arrested in Anderson Township

Posted at 10:37 AM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 10:37:05-05

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.