US Marshals Top 15 Most Wanted Fugitive Leroy Headley Captured in Jamaica

Headley was on the run for nearly two years after allegedly killing his then girlfriend, Anako "Annette" Lumumba in May 2018

Mugshot of Leroy Headley [South Burlington Police]

Mugshot of Leroy Headley [South Burlington Police]

By: Michelle Sigona

South Burlington Police confirm Leroy Headley, a former US Marshals Top 15 Most Wanted, is back in Vermont after being arrested recently in Negril, Jamaica. Headley was on the run for nearly two years after allegedly killing his then girlfriend, Anako "Annette" Lumumba in May 2018. Investigators say after the murder Headley called 911 and fled. Reports say recently Headley was positively identified in Jamaica and put in handcuffs after being pulled over while driving a vehicle.

On February 15, 2020, Headley entered the United States after waiving extradition and was turned over to the South Burlington Police. He's currently being held without bail at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Center and is expected to be arraigned on February 18, 2020. In addition, authorities say Headley is facing a second warrant for sexual assault for allegedly engaging in a sexual act with a child under the age of 16.

"The United States Marshal Service worked tirelessly and leveraged all available resources in order to locate Headley and return him to Vermont. Our organization is very thankful for their efforts, Headley’s arrest brings a degree of closure to the family of his victim, Anako, and the South Burlington community," the South Burlington Police conclude in a press release.

Read more: CrimeFeed

Next Up

FBI Top 10 Fugitive Alejandro Castillo Is On The Run For Allegedly Killing Ex-Girlfriend

Authorities say the suspect and victim previously dated and both worked together at a Charlotte, NC restaurant.

Days Before His Murder Trial For Killing His Girlfriend, Kevin 'Mike' Waguespack Fled

Waguespack reportedly showed up for all his required meetings until October 19. He was supposed to appear in court that day for a final hearing before the trial began — but he didn't. No one has seen or heard from him since.

UPDATE: U.S. Marshals Nab "In Pursuit with John Walsh" Convicted Killer In Alabama

The U.S. Marshals closed in on Maurice Nesbitt in Birmingham, Alabama. The arrest makes the 25th fugitive featured and captured from "In Pursuit with John Walsh."

Escaped Murderer On U.S. Marshals Top 15 Most Wanted Being Sought In Los Angeles

Lester Eubanks, who has been on the run for 47 years, was convicted of killing 14-year-old Mary Ellen Deener in 1966. Newly resurfaced photos may finally lead authorities to capturing him.

Young Mother and 4-Year-Old Son Found Murdered, Hunt Continues To Find Boyfriend Jory Worthen

Authorities say Worthen, who had previously had an order of protection filed against him, fled Arkansas after allegedly killing his girlfriend and her young son.

Michigan Woman And Niece Found Shot To Death, Boyfriend Is The Only Suspect

Police say Derrell Demon Brown does not have a social media footprint and is known to use a variety of aliases.

Bryan Eumyr Vega-Velez On The Run For Allegedly Killing His Girlfriend And Fleeing Before His Trial

Authorities say Vega-Velez is originally from Puerto Rico and has ties to cities in Florida.

Prosecutors Say Adnan Syed's DNA Was NOT Found On Tested Items From Crime Scene

“There is no forensic evidence linking him to this crime,” defense attorney C. Justin Brown tweeted.

Adnan Syed Of 'Serial' Fame Denied New Trial, Maryland Court Upholds Conviction

Adnan Syed continues to serve life for the 1999 murder of his high school ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee.

Featured Cases

More Missing