Suspect arrested in connection with March Suffolk homicide

18-year-old Karlton L. Boone, Jr.

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police have arrested the suspect in connection with the homicide of 42-year-old Wayne Anthony Watford.

Police say that 18-year-old Karlton L. Boone, Jr. was arrested in the 700 block of McDaniel Street in Atlanta, Georgia. The arrest happened around 10:30 a.m. and was without incident.

Boone is being charged with first degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted violent felon.

Boone is currently being held at the Fulton County Jail awaiting extradition to Suffolk.

Watford’s body was found at Pleasant Hill Cemetery on Old Dill Road around 1:30 a.m. on March 1.

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