Man in ’15 most Wanted’ fugitive list after 16 years on the run for murder

Andre Neverson, 54, was arrested in 2002 murder of his sister and ex-girlfriend.

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A man with the name of one of U.s. Marshals’ 15 most wanted fugitives, was captured on Wednesday, 16 years after he allegedly killed his sister and an ex-girlfriend in New York City.

Andre Neverson, 54, was arrested after U. S. Marshals and the police got information that he was hiding in a house in Bridgeport, Connecticut, authorities said. U. S. Marshals closed, when Neverson was spotted leaving the house.

He was taken into custody and will be transferred to the City of New York, where he is accused of the murder of two women in 2002.

Andre Neverson was a Trinidad and Tobago native.

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“The United States Marshals Service is very pleased to be a violent criminal, that two women murdered in New York, from the streets of Connecticut after 16 years on the run,” U. S. Marshal Brian Taylor, District of Connecticut said in a press release.


Neverson allegedly killed his sister by shooting her in the head and the stomach in Brooklyn on July 8, 2002. The Trinidad and Tobago native had entered the U.S. illegally months after he was deported in 2000 for the shooting of his former girlfriend and the uncle of five times, PIX11 reported.

A day after the award of his sister, Neverson kidnapped his ex-girlfriend, who was found dead two days later, the officials said.

At the time of the murders, Neverson was on parole for attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of the firearm.

Neverson was seen again in November 2002, when he went to the home of another ex-girlfriend’s house to his daughter. Eventually fled into the house of the girlfriend of the brother interrupted him. New York City police was looking for him, but to no avail.

The U. S. Marshals added Neverson “15 most Wanted” fugitives list in 2004. Authorities previously described him as “armed and dangerous” man who spoke different languages and wore wigs to disguise itself.

Katherine Lam is a breaking and trending news digital producer for Fox News. Follow her on Twitter via @bykatherinelam

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