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Fugitive in Massachusetts is dead, plug it in to the neck during an arrest in a Florida construction site, the authorities said

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A two-year-long manhunt for the most wanted fugitive in Massachusetts, and ended at a construction site in Florida on Wednesday, when a suspect is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in her apartment for a year in 2017, was taken into custody by the U.s. Marshals Service and the Florida police department.

But Cornel Bell, 48, had to be admitted to the hospital because he stabbed himself in the neck with a box cutter during a brief car chase, Boston’s WFXT-TV reported. He was in stable condition Wednesday evening.

Authorities say Bell used false names while on the run, seeking to avoid prosecution for alleged crimes dating back two decades. He was eventually tracked down in Dania Beach, Fla., is approximately 24 miles north of Miami, on Wednesday morning, Norfolk District Attorney’s Office said in a statement.

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Cornell Bell, 48, is seen in an undated photo, was arrested in Florida on Wednesday, after which he will state, in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend in Massachusetts. (North Norfolk District Attorney’s office.)

Bell was indicted in October 2017, on a charge that he murdered his 33-year-old ex-girlfriend, Michelle, to See her in her apartment in Weymouth, Mass., and two months ago. The police found her body around 4 a.m. Aug. 19, 2017, after a friend called me to express their concern for her safety. Clark was a 6-year-old son, who was staying with relatives at the time of the murder.

During the two-year-long manhunt, investigators identified the Bell, which is believed to be originally from Jamaica, obtained from a wide variety of Social Security numbers and driver’s licenses with false names, Boston’s WCVB-TV reported. He was later found to be the subject of three additional warrants under a variety of aliases, including one for assault with intent to murder in 1997 and the other for armed robbery in 2002, according to the Patch.

Norfolk district Attorney Michael W. Morrissey said the authorities have centered their search in Florida, after a dark blue pick-up truck and attached to a Bell was found in the Miami area. The district attorney’s office, said authorities received a tip that led them to visit the Dania Beach website.

“The Massachusetts State Police, both of the Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section and detectives in the DA’s office have been working tirelessly to find the Disclosure. The Bell and take him into custody,” Norfolk district Attorney Michael Morrissey said in a statement. “DUTCH has been working closely with the United States Marshal Service, and the identification and monitoring of any trace of his whereabouts.”

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The police, in the families with young children, Fort Lauderdale, and Coral Springs, as well as the Broward County Sheriff’s Department assisted in the investigation, MassLive reported. The district attorney’s office said it is working with multiple agencies, and to arrange the Bell’s rendition to Massachusetts for arraignment at a later point in time.

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