Fugitive from Chelsea, Mass., detained in Colerain Township

Posted at 9:51 AM, Feb 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-16 11:29:20-05

COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- A man wanted on a murder charge in Massachusetts was arrested in Colerain Township Wednesday afternoon.

Kamaya Farikafi, 23, was apprehended by federal agents and Colerain police near the 7000 block of Colerain Avenue, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. 

Police in Chelsea, Massachusetts said Farikafi beat a 32-year-old man with a baseball bat; the man died from his injuries six days later.

Farikafi was arrested 10 days after the beating, police said. He's awaiting extradition to Massachusetts.