CHESTER, Dad. (TSTIME) – Man accused of kidnapping a Delaware County woman is under arrest. The woman was found unharmed in North Carolina. CBS3 was told she has been in contact with her family and they are now trying to figure out how to get her home.
Police say they received a tip that 31-year-old Shameka Thompson and 26-year-old Dehmier Harmon were on their way to North Carolina. They were found Saturday morning in Fayetteville, more than 400 miles from Chester.
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Police say Thompson was taken Friday afternoon by Harmon from West 21st Street in Chester. Police say they are boyfriend and girlfriend, but the concern has been that Harmon is the suspect in a murder that took place earlier this week. It is believed that the kidnapping was related to that murder.
Chester Police Department has an active arrest warrant for Dehmier Edward Harmon, for the murder of Leon Culbreath that occurred on August 3, 2022 in the 2100 block area of Edgmont Avenue.
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Harmon will hold an extradition hearing on Monday, police say.
Harmon was taken into custody without incident.
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He has scheduled an extradition hearing on Monday.