Police captured an escaped homicide suspect hiding in a Colorado cemetery Friday afternoon.
According to a press release from the Madison County Sheriff's Department, police found Turhan Robinson, 37, of St. Louis, in a cemetery just outside Wheat Ridge, Colo. Robinson is being held in the Jefferson County Jail pending extradition arrangements.
Robinson, who has associates in Alton, was charged May 27 in Madison County Circuit Court with murder, attempted murder and armed robbery in connection with a May 19 homicide in Madison. He was arrested in Las Vegas Thursday, May 29, and agreed to be extradited to Madison County Tuesday, June 3.
Police said Robinson fled from a private prisoner transport vehicle at 2:19 a.m. Friday, June 20, while the vehicle was stopped at a service station in Wheat Ridge.