SAVANNAH, GA (February 12, 2015): Metro Police and agents of an FBI task force identified a second suspect in a second homicide Thursday morning after arresting a murder suspect from New Jersey.
Ranig Deishon White, 27, was arrested by Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Central Precinct Crime Suppression and Canine officers and members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Violent Crimes Task Force.
Officers were observing an apartment in Yamacraw Village when White left on foot to walk to a convenience store where he was arrested.
At the apartment, officers identified a second man in the area as Perry Cornell Howard, 27, also wanted in New Jersey on a second, unrelated homicide. Howard, is a Bloomfield, NJ., man wanted for murder in a Nov. 8 shooting of a woman in Newark, He has been sought since Jan. 2, after the second of two other suspects had been arrested. Howard was considered armed and dangerous by New Jersey authorities.
Both men were transported to the Chatham County Detention Center to be held for extradition.
New Jersey authorities are in route to Savannah to continue the investigation.