• Man wanted in connection to Kannapolis homicide arrested in Maryland


    BALTIMORE, MD - Maryland authorities arrested a man accused in connection with a homicide in Kannapolis.

    Officers in Kannapolis called Maryland police when they heard Darius Smotherson, 19, was on his way to the Baltimore area on a bus.

    Police arrested him when he got off the bus Tuesday morning.

    Smotherson and two other men are accused of killing Daniel Cooper, 17, on May 21.

    Those other men are already in custody.

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