UPDATE: murder suspect identified after chase ends near Springfield


UPDATE: 17-year-old Stephen Jarrod Davis II was arrested in the Springfield area after fleeing from Maryland. 

He’s being charged with first degree murder. Police in Maryland say Davis is a suspect in the death of a 5-year-old child. Police say the child is Davis’s half-brother. 

The investigation is ongoing. No additional charges were filed in Ohio. 

ORIGINAL: A high-speed chase through Ohio Saturday ends with the arrest of a suspect wanted for murder in Maryland.

Ohio State Police say the pursuit began in Belmont County on US-40 near I-70. The suspect was taken to the juvenile detention center.

The Springfield post of Ohio State Highway Patrol says the suspect is wanted in Maryland.

2 NEWS is working to learn more about this developing story and will provide updates as they become available.

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