Authorities say an 18-year-old man wanted in a recent killing in South Florida was arrested while trying to board a flight from Fort Lauderdale to Ohio.
The U.S. Marshals South Florida Regional Task Force took Sinceer Priest, of West Palm Beach, into custody at the security checkpoint at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Wednesday night.
The Sun-Sentinel reports that Priest is the second person arrested in the killing of 20-year-old Desean Zachary Menelas of Boynton Beach. Officials say Menelas was negotiating with two buyers by texting on his cellphone about the location for a drug deal.
Priest was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail on first-degree murder charges and is being held without bond. Jail records don’t indicate whether he has an attorney.