Fla. murder suspect captured in Brookhaven

7:07 AM, Feb 23, 2014   |    comments
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BROOKHAVEN, Ga. -- A fugitive from Florida was captured in Brookhaven after getting into a fight with his girlfriend.

Ali Hassan Abdullah, 23, of Plant City, Fla., was taken into custody over the weekend.

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Brookhaven Police Lt. Brandon Gurley said Abdullah's girlfriend flagged down a police officer and asked for help, saying she and the suspect were arguing.

Abdullah reportedly gave police the fake name Torrie Jones. An officer used a fingerprint scanning system to learn Abdullah was wanted for murder in Hillsborough County, Fla., according to Gurley.

Police in Florida emailed Brookhaven investigators a photo of Abdullah to help them confirm the suspect's identity.

Abdullah was booked in the DeKalb County Jail.

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