4 Wanted Homicide Suspects in Vermont Arrested in San Diego

The suspects were wanted in connection to the death of 38-year old Amos Beede

Two men and two women wanted in connection to a homicide in Burlington, Vermont were arrested in Ocean Beach Thursday, San Diego Police Department (SDPD) confirmed.

Erik Averill and Jordan Paul, both 21, Myia Barber, 22, and Allison Gee, 25, were wanted for second degree murder charges.

According to the Burlington Police Department, they were wanted in the beating death of a transgender man.

Amos Beede, 38, was allegedly assaulted on May 22 at a homeless encampment. 

Burlington Police reported Beede had sustained facial fractures, a subdural hematoma and several broken ribs.

He died on May 29 in the hospital.

Burlington Police said Averill, Paul, Barber and Gee were spotted in Roswell, New Mexico. Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies had been working together to track down the whereabouts of all four suspects.

SDPD said the Burlington Police Department contacted officers to follow up on information about the location of the suspects.

Averill, Paul, Barber and Gee were arrested on Voltaire Street near W. Point Loma Boulevard in the Dog Beach area.

All four were booked into jail on murder warrants issued by Burlington Police Department.

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