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Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Trenton Man Found Bound And Shot

HAMILTON, N.J. (CBS) -- The arrest of a Trenton man involved in last weekend's murder of Danny Diaz-Delgado in Hamilton Township was announced on Saturday by Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri.

Rufus Thompson, 29, was arrested this morning at a friend's house in Trenton by county homicide investigators and federal marshals. He has been charged with murder, felony murder, robbery, kidnapping, and weapons offenses.

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The charges are the result of an investigation by the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Hamilton Police Division.  The prosecutor's office will be filing a motion to have Thompson detained, Prosecutor Onofri said.

Last weekend, authorities in Mercer County found the tied-up body of 20-year-old Danny Diaz-Delgado, of Trenton.

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He was found face down with his hands tied behind his back and tape around his face at Sixth Avenue and Assunpink Boulevard on Saturday around 2 p.m.

Police say Diaz-Delgado was shot multiple times in the torso, head, and leg.


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